Cruz Austin, 27, is accused of running away laughing after the violent attack.
A 27-year-old man accused of stabbing a teenager at a West Wollongong apartment block last week has been refused bail in court today.
Police allegedly found Cruz Austin hiding under a bed in a unit on Myuna Way in Mangerton yesterday.
He was arrested and charged with one count of wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
It's alleged Mr Austin ran away laughing after he stabbed the 19-year-old in the chest at about 9pm on May 4.
The victim was left naked and bleeding in the stairwell of the apartment block before a neighbour rang Triple-0.
The teenager remains at St George Hospital with serious chest injuries after undergoing emergency surgery last week.
Mr Austin will front Wollongong Court again on July 1.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/man-charged-over-west-wollongong-stabbing-that-left-victim-slumped-in-a-stairwell/eab2bcc6-a5fa-4efc-8fc5-bf8ef4d3580b