Up to 40 teenagers ’cause £5,000 of damage’ to family home after son’s party was shared on Facebook

A father says he’s facing eviction after teenagers gate-crashed his son’s party and trashed his his home causing £5,000 of damage.

Yobs smeared blood on walls, punched holes in the ceiling, ripped out the light fittings, stained the carpets, and smashed every painting, mirror and photo in the house.

Bobby Thomson, of Invergowrie, Perthshire, called the damage ‘unbelievable and shocking’ and said the first he knew about the party was when he received a call from the police.

Mr Thomson said: ‘My landlord has told me I am to be evicted because of the party and the damage.

Bobby Thomson called the damage to his home in  Invergowrie, Perthshire, 'unbelievable and shocking

Bobby Thomson called the damage to his home in  Invergowrie, Perthshire, 'unbelievable and shocking

Bobby Thomson called the damage to his home in  Invergowrie, Perthshire, ‘unbelievable and shocking

Floor panels damaged in the bathroom

Floor panels damaged in the bathroom

Stains on the walls in the kitchen

Stains on the walls in the kitchen

Mr Thomson has now been told by his landlord that he will be evicted after the party. Pictured left: Floor panels damaged in the bathroom. Right: stains on the walls

Every mirror, painting and photograph frame was destroyed during the party at the weekend

Every mirror, painting and photograph frame was destroyed during the party at the weekend

Every mirror, painting and photograph frame was destroyed during the party at the weekend

‘I am totally disgusted at the mess caused and I want those responsible punished.

‘He’s grounded for a month.’

His son Ben, 15, took a set of keys to the house and organised a party while he was away at a concert in Glasgow on Saturday night.

He only planned on having four boys and four girls, but it with the invite went up on Facebook and Snapchat, and 40 people turned up. 

Mr Thomson, a plasterer, said: ‘It just got completely out of hand, with more and more teenagers arriving. 

‘It got to the point there was nothing Ben could do to stop them.

Mr Thomson says he wants those responsible to be punished

Mr Thomson says he wants those responsible to be punished

Ben, 15, who organised the party when his father was away for the evening

Ben, 15, who organised the party when his father was away for the evening

Mr Thomson (left) says his son (right) is now grounded for a month. Mr Thomson says he wants those responsible for the damage to be prosecuted 

Walls in the property were also badly damaged, with a number of holes punched into them

Walls in the property were also badly damaged, with a number of holes punched into them

Walls in the property were also badly damaged, with a number of holes punched into them

‘He has told me he was desperately trying to stop them wrecking the house but they were totally out of control.

‘Dozens of youths aged about 15 to 18 just kept arriving and proceeded to make a total mess of my house. 

‘Blood has been smeared on the walls, several holes have been punched in the walls and ceiling and every light fitting has been ripped out.

‘They have also destroyed pictures and photographs. The carpets are stained with drink and their stuff has been smeared on the walls. Everywhere you look, damage has been done.’

Blood was also smeared on to the walls

Blood was also smeared on to the walls

Light fittings were ripped out of the ceiling

Light fittings were ripped out of the ceiling

Blood was also smeared on to the walls (left) and light fittings were ripped out of the ceiling

Mr Thomson said that a neighbour had alerted the police because she became concerned about the noise coming from his house.

He said: ‘I want these youngsters caught and punished. Their parents also need to be told what they have done to my house.’

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: ‘Officers attended an address in Invergowrie around 11pm on Saturday in response to reports of a disturbance.

‘A number of young persons left on the arrival of the police and no complaints were made to the attending officers.’   

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