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'Teen Mom' Amber out of jail, barred from seeing ex-fiance and daughter

In the video footage, Portwood is seen strangling Shirley and punching him in the face.

Amber Portwood of the hit MTV reality show ‘Teen Mom’ walked free from an Indiana jail Tuesday after posting $5,000 bail, according to multiple tabloid reports. The reality star was booked and jailed for 24 hours, and was released on Tuesday afternoon, the reports say.

Portwood was put behind bars at the Madison County jail in Anderson, Ind., for slapping and choking her ex-fiance Gary Shirley, and was released after she pleaded not guilty to battery charges.

Portwood is a free woman
After a mandatory 24-hour stay, Teen Mom trainwreck Amber Portwood was released from an Indiana jail yesterday afternoon (Dec. 28), a source at the jail told People.

Her lawyer posted $5,000 bail and the court automatically entered a not guilty plea for Portwood before she was released.

Video shows beat-down
Portwood was hauled in earlier this week after a video surfaced showing her having a physical altercation with her ex, Gary Shirley, with whom she has a 2-year-old daughter, Leah.

In the video footage, Portwood is seen strangling Shirley and punching him in the face.

Her lawyer posted $5,000 bail and the court automatically entered a not guilty plea for Portwood before she was released.

Officially charged
On Monday, the 20-year-old reality star surrendered to Indiana police to face felony charges of domestic battery and neglect against her ex-fiance.

She pled not guilty on four counts stemming from several alleged attacks against the 22-year-old father of her daughter in the reality TV series, in front of their toddler child.

She was charged with two felony counts of domestic battery, one felony count of neglect of a dependent and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery.

Restraining order is still in place
Citing a Madison County official, UsMagazine reports that Portwood is prohibited from having contact with Shirley and their daughter Leah until the case is resolved in court.

A source told OK! Magazine that the reality star can only send messages and that too only through her lawyer.

“Gary and Leah watched as Amber was remanded and put back in hand cuffs,” the insider adds.

Portwood is due to return to court Feb. 28 and she could faces three years behind bars and up to $10,000 in fines if convicted on all the charges.