AURORA, BEAUFORT COUNTY -

A Beaufort County man who has been convicted of a dozen assaults is arrested and accused of stabbing his girlfriend.

Deputies arrested 33-year-old Frankie Barnes on March 8th.

They say he stabbed his girlfriend at a home on Spring Branch Road in Aurora around 8 pm.

He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Because of Barnes' other assault convictions, he was also charged with felony habitual misdemeanor assault.