NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating an overnight stabbing in Newport News.

Dispatchers said they were notified of a stabbing victim arriving at a local hospital around 5:11 a.m. Tuesday.

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Police confirmed a 38-year-old woman sustained multiple stab wounds that are potentially life-threatening. She was transported to another hospital for further treatment.

According to Newport News police, the woman said there was an altercation.

No additional information has been provided at this time.

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