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Most Wanted suspect arrested after being recognized by Live 5 viewer

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A 42-year-old attempted murder suspect who was featured Thursday night on Live 5's Most Wanted was arrested Friday morning after being recognized by a viewer who saw the story, according to North Charleston police.

Detectives say Dexter Jones was arrested around 11 a.m. Friday.

Police say on February 17, Jones stabbed a man several times during a fight at a boarding house on Forest Avenue.

According to an incident report, the victim was stabbed in the cheek, upper lip, chest and behind his right biceps. He was taken to MUSC.

Detectives say a person who saw last night's Live 5 Most Wanted segment recognized Jones Friday and alerted authorities, resulting in his arrest. 

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