A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Wednesday charged with assaulting a two-month old boy.
State police at Frackville have charged Peter Andrew Howard, 37, of Girardville, with aggravated assault,endangering the welfare of a child, simple assault and reckless endangering.
According to troopers on Sept. 15, 2011, between 4 and 6 p.m. Howard was along at 112 W. Main st., Apt. 1, in Girardville, with the victim and another sibling, a 14-month-old female. No other adults were present at the time.