A man from Mays Landing is now facing charges after police say he stabbed his mother while she was sleeping in her bed.

Around 1:30 Tuesday morning, Hamilton Township Police responded to the Harding Lakes area for the report of an aggravated assault. It was reported that a victim had been stabbed multiple times in the upper body.

An investigation determined that a 44-year-old male stabbed his 65-year-old mother while she was sleeping in her bed. The victim suffered non-life threatening moderate wounds and was taken to ARMC in Atlantic City. The suspect was taken into custody and is now facing numerous charges.