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Four bailed over 'Facebook party'

Party organiser Seva Nurueva
Seva Nurueva has apologised for the disorder caused by party crashers

Four teenagers have been released on bail after 100 people were involved in a street fracas near a house party advertised on the Facebook website.

A police helicopter and dog section attended the two adjoining flats in Chapel Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire, on Saturday where a joint party was held.

Seva Nurueva, 15, apologised after her friend Jordan Wright placed the party on the site.

Four male teenagers were bailed while a 17-year-old boy was fined £80.

He received the fine for using threatening words and behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

Seva and Jordan had arranged the party in the two flats which are part of a house which had been previously converted.

During the night, the front gate was damaged while the street was littered with glass and rubbish.

'Escalated into riot'

Miss Nurueva added: "We are really sorry for all the damage we caused.

"It was scary - I did not really know what to do. All I did was cry."

Jordan's mother Sherry Wright said: "It [the party] was quite peaceful to start off with but then it all got out of hand.

Party organiser Jordan Wright with his mother Sherry
Jordan Wright (r) posted details about the party on Facebook

"I do not know what happened."

A neighbour, Deborah Hunter, said: "We came home after an evening out and were confronted by hundreds of youths - male and female - spilling out on to the street.

"It escalated into a riot."

A police spokesman said: "Officers dispersed the crowd after approximately an hour and a half."

Det Insp Steve Cook, of Hampshire Constabulary, said: "Police from Hampshire and Surrey responded swiftly and effectively with extra officers to prevent a large public order situation from escalating within the community.

"The violence reported was contained and there have been no reports of serious injuries or further calls about disorder in the area.

"Our investigation is continuing with suspects being questioned in custody."

Police are appealing for witnesses.



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