Hayden's Dad Charged

9/25/2008 7:22 PM PDT
Alan Panettiere, father of "Heroes" star Hayden Panettiere, has been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident back in August.

Papa Panettiere was busted after he allegedly assaulted Hayden's mom, Lesley, at their West Hollywood home.

Alan is due in court next month. If convicted, he could get one year in jail.