A Palmerton man accused of assaulting his child has had his case postponed.
Robert Schafer, 34, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District Judge William Kissner of Palmerton.
But, instead, the case has been continued until 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5.
Schafer faces charges of aggravated assault; simple assault, attempt; and endangering the welfare of children.
He has been recommitted to Carbon County Prison in lieu of $150,000, 10-percent bail.