No Bail for Teen Accused of Stabbing 20 Fellow Students

A judge has refused to set bail for a teen charged with stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at his Pennsylvania high school, meaning the suspect will remain jailed.

Alex Hribal was just 16 when he went on the rampage at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Hribal's charged as an adult, but had been housed in a juvenile detention center until he turned 18 Oct. 1 and had to be moved to the Westmoreland County Prison.

Hribal's attorney argued for bond so Hribal could be released to his parents until he stands trial or convinces a judge to move the case to juvenile court.

But the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review was first to report that a judge refused to set bail, even with house arrest, saying there's no way to adequately ensure public safety.

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