Man slashed in 'senseless' attack at Liverpool's Karma bar

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Image caption The man was attacked outside Karma Lounge bar on Saturday

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.

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