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Stabbing on a Surrey bus

A Surrey RCMP officer talks to a female witness following a fight and stabbing on a northbound bus in Newton on Sunday afternoon. A 15-year-old male received a relatively minor stab would to the abdomen, and police have identified a 21-year-old male as a person of interest in the case.   - Boaz Joseph / The Leader
A Surrey RCMP officer talks to a female witness following a fight and stabbing on a northbound bus in Newton on Sunday afternoon. A 15-year-old male received a relatively minor stab would to the abdomen, and police have identified a 21-year-old male as a person of interest in the case.
— image credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader

A 15-year-old male is in hospital following an altercation on a Surrey bus.

A witness stated the victim was involved a melee with three others at the back of bus as it was heading northbound through Newton on King George Boulevard at about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The bus stopped near the Real Canadian Superstore, but as police arrived, there were no suspects or victims on the scene.

The victim was found walking near the 7600-block of 140 Street and was taken away by ambulance. His injury was not life-threatening.

Police say they have identified a 21-year-old male as a "person of interest."

Both males are known to police.

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