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Teen Convicted In San Mateo School Bomb Attack To Pay Restitution

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Alex Youshock - Hillsdale High School Pipe Bomb Suspect

Alex Youshock stands behind a glass partition during his arraignment in San Mateo County Superior Court. (CBS)

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REDWOOD CITY (CBS/AP) — San Mateo County Judge Stephen Hall ruled on Wednesday that 19-year-old Alexander Youshock was responsible for teacher and staff salaries and maintenance costs resulting from the Aug. 24, 2009 attack on Hillsdale High School.

The school was closed for two days.

Youshock’s attorney had said his client should not be made to pay $98,000 in teacher and staff salaries for those days since the employees were still paid by the district.

Youshock was ordered committed to a state mental hospital in May after pleading no contest to an attempted murder charge and six bomb charges.

Related: Teen Arrested Following Bomb Scare At Sonoma School

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