Man who ran onto Wrigley Field during Cubs game charged with trespassing

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Christopher Hilton, 27, of Schiller Park, Ill.
Chicago Police Department-WLS

CHICAGO -- A 27-year-old man who ran onto the field during a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field on Sunday has been charged, police said.

Christopher Hilton, of Schiller Park, faces one count of criminal trespassing in a place of public amusement. The charge is a felony.

The Cubs were playing the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon when Hilton ran onto the field near home plate between plays in the sixth inning.

Hilton was tackled by a Wrigley security guard who was sitting near the Diamondbacks' dugout.