A woman has been stabbed in a suspected robbery in a Hamilton carpark.

The woman has been rushed to Waikato Hospital following the incident, which happened at around 7.22pm tonight in a BNZ carpark, next to SkyCity casino.

It followed a "short altercation" between the woman and three other people, police said.

The woman was stabbed in the altercation, and emergency services were called to the rear car park near the casino in Hamilton's CBD, police said.

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She suffered a moderate injury.

A number of personal items were taken from her, police said.

Police officers are speaking to a number of witnesses and investigating the incident, Acting Inspector Andrew Mortimore said.

He urged anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Hamilton Police on 07 858 6500.