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updated: 7/27/2014 1:19 PM

Battery charge after fight at Sugar Grove Corn Boil

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A 40-year-old Sugar Grove man faces a misdemeanor battery charge after a fight Friday night at the village's annual Corn Boil, authorities said.

George Kerns, of the 900 block of Oak Street, is accused of striking a person across the face with a chair after a couple of family members and their significant others got into a scuffle, Sugar Grove Police Chief Pat Rollins said.

Kerns was released on an individual bond and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 15, police said.

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