Police in New Holland Borough are investigating an early morning stabbing at 123 South Custer Avenue. Just before 4 a.m. officers found 40-year old Benny Robert Carver pounding on the front door of the apartment trying to get inside.

Officers searched Carver and found a bloody pocket knife in his possession. Police entered the apartment and found 30-year old Kevin Burns suffering from four stab wounds to the back. Burns had already called 911 for assistance and was having trouble breathing.

He was taken to Lancaster General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Carver was taken into custody and he threatened to kill the police officers who arrested him.

Carver is being charged with Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threats and is being held in Lancaster County Prison on $400,000 bail.