'Real Housewives' star Kim Richards arrested at Beverly Hills Hotel

Kim Richards arrives at the 20th annual Race to Erase MS event 'Love to Erase MS' at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Friday, May 3, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kim Richards was arrested early Thursday after causing a disturbance at Beverly Hills Hotel.

Authorities responded to the hotel on a report of a possible fight around 1:30 a.m. Officers arrived and took Richards into custody at about 2 a.m.

"Ms. Richards was displaying symptoms of alcohol intoxication including slurred speech and belligerent insolent behavior, cursing at the officers and passively resisted arrest," police said in a statement.

Once she was taken to the police station to be booked, Richards apparently kicked one of the officers in the leg.

The television personality was released at 10:36 a.m. and issued a citation for public intoxication, trespassing, resisting an officer and battery on a police officer.

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