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'Teen Mom OG' star Amber Portwood attacked boyfriend with a machete and a shoe, court documents say

Posted at 1:58 PM, Jul 10, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — "Teen Mom OG" star Amber Portwood attacked her boyfriend with a machete and a shoe, according to court documents.

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office released the probable cause charging documents Wednesday, which detail the argument that escalated into a domestic violence incident July 5.

Court documents allege Portwood and her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon, were going to see fireworks with their 1-year-old son at Geist Bridge when they got stuck in traffic and she became angry. The boyfriend told police that he dropped Portwood off at their home so she could "cool off" and took their son for a drive. When he returned home he said Portwood attacked him with a shoe so he left the house again.

About three hours later, the boyfriend told police he came back home with a gift and food for Portwood and she came at him again while he was holding their son. In those court documents, the boyfriend claims Portwood threatened to kill herself and grabbed a handful of Klonopin and "tossed it back like it was nothing." When the boyfriend threatened to call for help she "regurgitated the pills."

After that incident, the boyfriend claims Portwood came at him with a machete and he locked himself and their son into another room. He called for help as Portwood began hitting the door with the machete and kicking it until she broke the handle.

Portwood broke down before police arrived and they had to call for backup after she began yelling at the officer. Portwood denied the incident with the pills and the machete but admitted to hitting her boyfriend while he was holding their son.

This story was originally published by Katie Cox on WRTV .