A Salt Lake man remained hospitalized Thursday after stabbing himself in an apparent act of remorse.

Salt Lake police say a 28-year-old man forced his way into his girlfriend's Central City apartment just before 1 a.m. Thursday. His girlfriend was very upset and to demonstrate his remorse, the man stabbed himself in the abdomen with a knife, police said.The wound was four inches deep. He was taken to LDS Hospital, where he was in fair condition later Thursday.