A woman was stabbed Thursday night during a robbery attempt in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

The victim was attacked by more than person in the 600 block of 13th Street about 8:40 p.m., said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman. The woman apparently sprayed her attackers with mace, Metcalf said.

The woman was taken to a hospital with wounds not believed to be life-threatening, Metcalf said.