CHICAGO (CBS) — A New Orleans Saints fan accused of pushing Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey during a game at Soldier Field last December was found guilty of misdemeanor battery on Tuesday.

Richard Kohnke, 58, of New Orleans, was convicted of the charge following a bench trial before Judge Anthony Calabrese, court records show. He was sentenced to six months of court supervision.

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Kohnke was charged following a confrontation with McCaskey on Dec. 15, 2014, during a game between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field.

McCaskey found the man sitting in his seats, and they had a “brief conversation,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported previously, citing a team spokesman.

After the conversation, McCaskey went to find security in the concourse level and was pushed in the back by the fan, the spokesman said. A Bears fan came to McCaskey’s assistance and tackled the Saints fan, according to the team.

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Kohnke was ejected from the stadium and arrested by police, authorities said. McCaskey did not require medical attention.

Kohnke couldn’t be reached for comment Tuesday night.

A spokesman for the Bears couldn’t be reached late Tuesday.

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