Man facing battery charge for grabbing TV reporter during live broadcast

SHOREWOOD, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man is facing charges after police allege he grabbed a TV reporter during a live broadcast in a Illinois Saturday.

Shorewood police announced battery and disorderly conduct charges against Minooka resident Eric Farina on Sunday.

Police said Farina grabbed a WGN-TV reporter around her shoulders while she was conducting a live broadcast in Shorewood Saturday at around 10 p.m. Police said Farina also "uttered a profane and disturbing statement" before leaving the area.

Farina was arrested at his residence Sunday. He's since been released.

No other details are known at this time.
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