Hotelier arrested after hurling rocks and glass

A female hotelier dubbed 'Basil Fawlty' has been detained by police after she was seen hurling rocks and glass from a hotel window.

Shirley Bothroyd, 59, was apprehended by police after they were called to the incident at the Bay Hotel in Teignmouth, Devon.

Pictures emerged of five police officers dragging her out of her £1.5million hotel last Thursday evening.

Pictures emerged of five police officers dragging her out of her £1.5million hotel last Thursday evening

Pictures emerged of five police officers dragging her out of her £1.5million hotel last Thursday evening

Shirley Bothroyd, 59, was apprehended by police after they were called to the incident at the Bay Hotel in Teignmouth, Devon

Shirley Bothroyd, 59, was apprehended by police after they were called to the incident at the Bay Hotel in Teignmouth, Devon

A female Basily Fawlty has been detained by police after she was seen hurling rocks and glass from a hotel window

A female Basily Fawlty has been detained by police after she was seen hurling rocks and glass from a hotel window

Ms Bothroyd is well known for running the hotel dubbed Devon's real-life Fawlty Towers and was due to stand trial in October charged with seven assaults and a number of other offences

Ms Bothroyd is well known for running the hotel dubbed Devon's real-life Fawlty Towers and was due to stand trial in October charged with seven assaults and a number of other offences

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: 'A woman at the scene has thrown items from the window of the hotel including rocks, glass and other items into the street.

'She has now been detained by officers at the scene.'

Ms Bothroyd is well known for running the hotel dubbed Devon's real-life Fawlty Towers and was due to stand trial in October charged with seven assaults and a number of other offences.

After an hour-long hearing to fix a trial date,

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