A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing that occurred outside Asda in Wigmore Lane, Luton, on Tuesday.
The incident, which occurred at just after 11pm, saw a 34-year-old man sustain a serious cut that required surgery.
The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.
Aaron Brannigan, 22, of Hitchin Road, Luton, has been charged with s18 grievous bodily harm and will appear before Luton Magistrates Court today.
Another 22-year-old man who was arrested at the same time has been released on police bail pending further investigation.
Following the incident scenes of crime officers sealed off a section of the supermarket car park to conduct a forensic examination.
Police officers also conducted searches for the weapon involved, as well as making house to house enquiries.