A man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident in Whanganui.

Police said they were notified of an assault on Heads Rd just after 10am on Tuesday.

"A 35-year old man is due to appear in the Whanganui District Court next Tuesday on the charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm," a police spokesperson said.

One person was injured in the incident.

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A Whanganui DHB spokesman confirmed that a man in his 20s was admitted to hospital.

"He was treated for stab wounds and later discharged," the spokesman said.