Woman stabbed near Hamilton casino

Skycity casino in Hamilton.
Skycity casino in Hamilton. Photo credit: Dan Satherley/Newshub.

A woman has been stabbed in a carpark at the rear of the Skycity casino in Hamilton.

Police were called to the central city scene shortly before 7:30pm. They say the victim was stabbed after  a "short altercation", and had a number of personal items stolen.

She was taken to Waikato Hospital with moderate injuries.

Police are speaking to witnesses, and would like anyone else who saw what happened to get in touch on (07) 858 6200.