Surrey teenager arrested for stabbing 18-year-old over stolen bong

Warman RCMP conducted a chase after observing an SUV driving erratically on Highway #12 over the weekend which resulted in one fatality and two people with injuries. File / Global News

A 16-year-old Langley teen could be facing charges of assault with a weapon after a fight broke out Friday night.

Langley RCMP were first called to James Kennedy Elementary around 8 p.m. after they received calls from concerned residents that a large group of youths were gathering at the school.

When police arrived, the group scattered.

However the group returned, and residents again called police saying a huge fight had broken out. When police arrived they found an 18-year-old had allegedly been stabbed by a 16-year-old from Surrey after an argument broke out over a stolen bong. Apparently, the theft had occurred over a week ago.

Police say after the argument it is alleged the 16-year-old brandished a knife and was tackled by the older teenager. As the 18-year-old punched the younger teen in the head; the 18-year-old was stabbed in the back.

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Once the group realized what had happened, police say they began chasing the boy with the knife.  Police arrived and arrested the 16-year-old.

He has been released pending a court appearance at a later date.  Police will recommend a charge of assault with a weapon to crown counsel.

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