A woman was stabbed near the Washington convention center late Friday night, authorities said.

The stabbing occurred about 11:15 p.m. near 7th and M Streets NW, which is near the center and the Mount Vernon Square Metro station..

According to initial reports, the woman was stabbed in or near her jaw. She was conscious and breathing, authorities said.

Police said they were looking for two women in connection with the incident. No motive could be learned immediately.