Police have charged a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old in relation to an incident at a dairy in Tauranga today.

Tauranga Police said the youths have been charged with assault with intent to rob and aggravated wounding following an incident at a shop on Devonport Road, this afternoon, where a man was stabbed.

"A male is currently receiving medical attention after being stabbed as he was attempting to apprehend the youths,'' police said.

The pair are due to appear in the Tauranga Youth Court tomorrow.