Police are currently looking for a 36 year old woman after a stabbing in downtown Vancouver this afternoon.

Shortly before 1:00 pm, the suspect allegedly stabbed another woman near the corner of Homer and Dunsmuir Street. The two women are known to each other and the attack appears to have been targeted.

The 45 year old victim received several stab wounds and was taken to hospital with injuries that are described as serious, but not life-threatening.

Members of the Vancouver Police Forensic Identification Unit have been gathering evidence and Investigators with the Major Crime Section will be speaking with witnesses in an attempt to determine the motive for the attack.