A Lansdale man, and new father, accused of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend at a Walnut Street residence in June, had his preliminary hearing continued a third time at Lansdale district court Tuesday, so that he can complete anger management classes.
The new date for the preliminary hearing for Jacob Krewson, 21, of the 900 block of Walnut Street, is February 7, 2013 at 3 p.m., according to court records.
Krewson's original hearing date was June 18, 2012. The hearing was continued to June 27 and then continued again to December 11.
Police allege Krewson, then 20, slapped his eight-months-pregnant girlfriend in the face on June 7, 2012, and subsequently slammed her head into a car window during an altercation in Lansdale.
Krewson was arrested and charged June 7 with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct, police said.
Police said on June 7, at around 5:01 p.m., officers responded to Walnut and Ninth streets for a report of a fight.
Police found Krewson and a female who is in her eighth month of pregnancy at the location.
Police said Krewson and the woman had become involved in an argument inside a home on Walnut Street.
Krewson allegedly slapped the woman on her face, causing bleeding and swelling of her lip, police said.
The woman ran from the house, police said, with Krewson allegedly screaming at her as he followed.
A witness told police Krewson grabbed the back of the woman's head and slammed her head into a car window, police said.
This is Krewson's first criminal offense in Montgomery County and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
He was charged with a summary offense of harassment in January 2011 in Lansdale. Charges were withdrawn during a summary trial before Borek in December 2011.