Man slashed in 'senseless' attack at Liverpool's Karma bar
A 23-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after being slashed across his back as he stood outside a bar in Liverpool.
Police said he was attacked from behind with a knife or a "similar weapon" near Karma Lounge bar in Allerton Road at about 21:45 BST on Saturday.
The man was taken to hospital where his condition is described as stable and improving.
Det Ch Insp Natalie Perischine said it was a "senseless attack".
"This was a shocking attack on a man during a busy Saturday night in Allerton," she said.
His attacker is described as white, aged in his 20s, with short red hair. He was wearing a black padded jacket and dark coloured trousers and trainers.