Kim Richards, who stars on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, was arrested Sunday after allegedly shoplifting from a Target store.

Kim Richards Arrested

Richards, 50, was arrested at a Target in Van Nuys, Calif., when she allegedly stole $600 worth of merchandise, reported ABC News. After Target loss prevention security arrested the reality TV star, she was booked a the Van Nuys police station.

Richards was released on $5,000 bail Monday morning.

The Van Nuys Police Department has turned Richards’ case over to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors will soon determine whether or not to press charges on her.

Richards ex-husband and close friend Monty Brinson has come to her defense following her arrest, claiming that there must have been a misunderstanding.

“I couldn’t imagine Kim stealing or shoplifting anything. She is a giver,” Brinson told Entertainment Tonight. “I am in complete shock. Guaranteed this must be some kind of mistake, and the facts will come out soon. She was arrested for shoplifting toys in a cart, but this was a clear misunderstanding. This was not alcohol or drug-related.”

Richards ran into trouble with the law earlier this year when she was arrested at the Beverly Hills Hotel. She has since pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanor charges – resisting arrest, public intoxication and battery on a peace officer.

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