Hundreds of Teens Crash #mansionparty: See Their 'Amazing Night'

News of the bash spread quickly on social media.

ByABC News
May 5, 2014, 10:09 AM

May 5, 2014— -- It’s proof of the power of social media.

Canadian teenagers used Twitter to spread word of a massive house party at an empty mansion on Friday night -- an all-out bash that ended with a police shutdown, broken windows and several students in handcuffs, according to the Toronto Sun.

The party was held at an abandoned mansion in Brampton, Ontario and caused about $70,000 in damage after more than 1,500 people showed up, police said.

Here’s how it happened:

News of the bash began to spread on Thursday:

Some people knew better…

The party kicked off around 9 p.m. and was shut down by police about an hour later, authorities said. But some students said cops knew about the bash even earlier.

Students shared their stories throughout the night:

Back at school today, teens were still taking about the party: