Man wanted over alleged stabbing: police

Police are appealing for help from the public after a 57-year-old man was stabbed in Barrack Heights early on Sunday.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Steven Woods over the malicious damage to property, affray and the stabbing of a man at a Barrack Heights address just after 3am on February 17.

The 20-year-old is described as being of Caucasian appearance with a fair complexion, 185-195 centimetres tall, with an athletic build and brown hair.

Lake Illawarra detectives are appealing for anyone who may know his whereabouts to come forward.

Members of the public are advised not to approach him but to contact the police if they believe they have seen him.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.

Steven Woods. Picture: NSW Police

Steven Woods. Picture: NSW Police