MANCHESTER — A 27-year-old city man was stabbed in the back early Thursday at Lake Avenue and Union Street, police said.

Police said it does not appear to have been a random attack.

Officers were called to the intersection about 2 a.m. where they found the victim with a puncture wound to the back that did not appear life-threatening. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

According to a news release, the attacker is described as a black or Hispanic male who drove away in a minivan.

Police ask anyone with information to call 668-8711, referencing Case No. 19-13244.