'Heroes' Star's Father Faces Charges
Posted on Fri Sep 26, 2008 08:47 AM PDT

Hayden Panettiere HPanettiere_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online)- Prosecutors have filed misdemeanor battery charges against Alan Panettiere, the father of "Heroes" star Hayden Panettiere.
The charges result from an incident in which the elder Panettiere allegedly hit his wife, Lesley, on August 11th.
The 49-year-old was arrrested and later released after posting $50,000 dollars bail.
He is scheduled to be arraigned in a Beverly Hills courtroom on October 11th. He faces up to one year in Los Angeles county jail if convicted.