LORTON, Va. (DC News Now) — Police were working to contact a man and take him into custody on Wednesday evening after they believe he stabbed a woman in Lorton.

Police said they were first called to the 9600 block of Hagel Circle. The woman was taken to the hospital with injuries, but they expected her to survive.

The Fairfax County Police Department said that the suspect then entered an apartment by himself when they tried to contact him.

They were still trying to take the man into custody as of 8:48 p.m. Residents were asked to avoid the area, and Hagel Circle residents were told to shelter in place.