An 11-year-old boy urinated on several MacBook computers on a cart in the Upper Allen Elementary School Wednesday, damaging them beyond repair, according to Upper Allen Twp. police.
The loss came to more than $36,000, police said.
Police charged the boy with institutional vandalism and criminal mischief and are turning him over to the Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Department.
“Can you even pay Apple to service the machines?” Cult of Mac’s John Brownlee wonders.
“The answer is no, because Apple looks at micturated-upon MacBooks as a biohazard,” Brownlee reports. “The reason it’s likely being calculated as a full loss is because Apple won’t service the MacBooks.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Too much Apple juice.
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