A 38-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries when a suspect slashed his ear with a knife during a fight this morning outside a bar in the University Heights section of San Diego, police said.

San Diego Police

The victim was standing outside a bar in the 2300 block of El Cajon Boulevard when he was confronted by the suspect about 2 a.m., according to a department statement.

The suspect eventually fled on foot and paramedics rushed the 38-year- old man to an area hospital, according to the statement.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 40s with a beard and wearing dark clothing.

 –City News Service.