Myrtle Creek teen facing sex abuse charges

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. -- A Myrtle Creek teenager has been arrested, charged by police with sex abuse.

Myrtle Creek police say they arrested a 17-year-old male on Saturday, after an investigation into a recent incident.

Police say the victim is a 12-year-old girl who was known to him.

The boy was lodged at the Juvenile Detention Center, charged by police with first degree sex abuse and second degree unlawful sexual penetration.