Briana M. Veurink, 31, of Algonquin (inset) was convicted in connection with a battery on a nurse at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital that occurred in February 2021. | Background Photo: Centegra Health

An Algonquin woman was found guilty at trial of kicking a pregnant nurse in the stomach while being treated at Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry.

Briana M. Veurink, 31, of Algonquin, was charged in March 2021 with one count of aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony.

She was later charged with an additional count of aggravated battery, also a Class 3 felony.

A bench trial began late last month and several witnesses testified.

Veurink was at Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry on February 17, 2021, receiving treatment.

She intentionally kicked one of the nurses in the stomach, prosecutors said.

The nurse was six months pregnant at the time of the incident, prosecutors said.

McHenry County Judge James Cowlin found Veurink guilty on Thursday of both charges against her.

Veurink faces two to five years in prison but could also receive probation.

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Veurink remains out on bond following her arrest in March 2021, court records show.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 15.