Man Arrested for Battery After Punching Pregnant Woman in Carbondale

Man Arrested for Battery After Punching Pregnant Woman in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – A man has been arrested in connection with a recent battery in the 600 block of East College Street in Carbondale.

According to Carbondale Police, around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15 police met with the victim who indicated the battery happened around 4:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.

Officers learned the victim and her spouse were walking their dog when the suspect, known to them as Brian W. Swain, approached them. After a brief conversation, Swain punched the victim, who was pregnant, in the abdomen.  

Police located Swain Saturday in the 200 block of South Wall Street and arrested him for Aggravated Battery to a Pregnant Person. Swain was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.  

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