A man has been arrested after a stabbing in the Wellington suburb Karori this morning.

Police said they were called to an address on Victory Ave about 11.15am after a fight between two men.

One of the men ran off while they found the other, aged 30, at the address with a minor stab wound.

About 20 minutes later the alleged offender was found hiding in a nearby garage and arrested.

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He was being spoken to by police.

The Wellington district crime squad was at the scene speaking to witnesses to establish what occurred.

Anyone who witnessed the event were asked to contact police.