Facebook party: 30k trail of destruction when 800 descend on Billericay home of girl, 14

Rooms ripped to pieces, a piano smashed apart and graffiti on the walls: 30,000 trail of destruction when 800 descend on five-bedroom semi after girl, 14, advertises her party on FacebookHouse party advertised on Facebook attracted 800 youngstersThe damage could cost up to 30,000 to repairMother of teen daughter who threw party says damage is uninsuredShe was warned by school staff who saw social media invite two weeks ago | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 11 December 2012 The soft drinks and snacks were laid out, the music set to a sensible level and, more importantly, Mum was on hand to police proceedings. But Sarah Hine’s early 15th birthday party soon spiralled out of control after word spread on Facebook and Twitter, attracting a crowd of about 800 teenagers by one estimate. Over the next couple of hours – before police arrived and called time – the youngsters left an extraordinary trail of destruction that will cost up to 30,000 to put right.