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Stabbing suspect arrested after 3-day search

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A man wanted in a weekend stabbing investigation is behind bars.

Limestone County authorities arrested James Earl Roberts on assault charges Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said someone spotted him on Sweet Springs Road and called authorities.

Roberts was arrested for first-degree assault and third-degree domestic violence.

Investigators said Roberts stabbed nephew Rodney Swearengin during a Sunday night fight in Elkmont. Deputies found Roberts' truck abandoned about a mile away from the scene.

Roberts is being held on $10,500 bond.

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