Lafayette man charged after pushing pregnant daughter

Gary Gallien (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Gary Gallien (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man is charged with battery after allegedly knocking his pregnant daughter down.

Investigators said that Gary Gallien, 44, was looking for his daughter’s fiance and wanting to collect $200 from the couple.

Documents allege that Gallien tore off his own shirt and pushed over his daughter while trying to get to her fiance. She says she fell hard on her side and that she possibly blacked out.

Gallien faces two counts of battery, one felony and one misdemeanor.

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