Oregon man makes teens caught breaking into his house call 911 on themselves

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COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A Coos Bay homeowner made teens caught breaking into his house call 911 to report themselves.

KATU-TV reports the three 14-year-old boys were all taken to the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Center on Sunday on charges including burglary, trespassing and possession of marijuana.

The Coos County sheriff’s office says the man was armed when he discovered the boys burglarizing his home.

Emergency dispatchers say he made one of the teens call police and report the burglary in progress.