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The Mayor of Haren Rob Bats, Police Chief Oscar Dros and Public... News Photo2012,2013,Attending,Birthday,Chairperson,Conflict,Facebook,Following,Horizontal,Netherlands,Occupation,Party - Social Event,People,Police Chief,Riot,September,Social Issues,Social Networking,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFP(From L) The Mayor of Haren Rob Bats, Police Chief Oscar Dros and Public Prosecutor Hessel Schuth attend on March 8, 2013 a presentation in Haren, The Netherlands, of the investigation report on the riots that occured in Haren on September 21, 2012. Police and the mayor of a sleepy Dutch town 'failed' in their handling of a riot triggered when thousands attended a party after receiving a Facebook invitation meant to be private, a probe found on March 8. Some 4,000 revellers descended onto the northern town of Haren in September after a local girl accidentally posted a public invitation for her 16th birthday party on the social network. AFP PHOTO / ANP / CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN -- The Netherlands out -- (Photo credit should read CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN/AFP/Getty Images)