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Oregon teen hires prostitute, blames it on burglar

An Oregon teen is facing charges for hiring a prostitute after his mom called the police to report cash missing from her nightstand.

The mother of 18-year-old Ethan Kwon called 911 reporting that a woman was caught on surveillance camera breaking into her home.

The mother said her son was home when it happened, but was in his room with headphones on and the door closed. She said he was not aware of the theft in progress.

But Happy Valley police said that's not what happened at all.  It turns out, the woman seen going inside the home was not a burglar, but a prostitute the teen hired.

The teen got in major trouble and police filed charges against him for filing a false report and patronizing a prostitute.

Police are still working to identity the woman in the surveillance video.