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'Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' Star Arrested For Shoplifting From Target

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Kim Richards of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fame has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $600 worth of merchandise from Target. Former child star and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills staple Kim Richards, 50, is in trouble again, this time for an alleged heist at a Target in Van Nuys. Richards was shopping at the store on Sunday afternoon at about 4:25 p.m. when security spotted her attempting to leave the store without paying, the L.A. Times reports. Security guards detained Richards and called the police. She was arrested, then released on Monday on a bail of $5,000. Police say she had over 50 items in her cart when she attempted to leave the store.

Richards was last arrested in April and was charged with public intoxication, trespassing and kicking a police officer at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Richards, who has discussed her issues with alcohol on Real Housewives… entered into a rehab program following her April arrest. However, TMZ reports that Richards left rehab last month, and that sources close to Richards' family said she's been homeless and living out of her car.

Richards starred in several films and TV shows as a kid, including Escape to Witch Mountain. She has appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills since 2010.