Middletown Police investigate stabbing outside bar

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - Police in Middletown are investigating a stabbing outside a bar.

It was reported early Sunday morning at the Take a Break lounge. According to police, officers found a man in the parking lot with a stab wound to the chest. Police searched the woods nearby but did not find the assailant.

The victim is identified as 21-year-old John Marchetti of the Middletown area. Police say he was flown to a hospital in Dayton, and there is no word on his condition.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)