My Friend's Place representative Jesse (2nd L) accepts Video of the Year with singer Miley Cyrus (L) for "Wrecking Ball"
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Miley Cyrus' homeless date for MTV VMAs wanted by police

27 August 2014 Last updated at 03:02 BST

The homeless man who picked up Miley Cyrus' video of the year award at the MTV VMAs, is wanted by police it has emerged.

The singer introduced Jesse Helt to the world as part of a campaign to encourage more people to donate to homeless charities.

But police in Salem, Oregon have confirmed there is a warrant out for Mr Helt's arrest.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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