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Grinch's Grab Baby Jesus, Decorations
Posted by Brian
Christmas Brings Thefts Of Baby Jesus Statues, Lawn Decorations
December 23, 2011 2:46 PM
(STMW) — Though the Christmas holiday is getting nearer, vandals and pranksters haven’t displayed a holiday spirit. Communities around Chicago have reported acts of theft and vandalism to Christmas displays recently.
Among the suburbs reporting such incidents recently were Elmwood Park, Lombard and Naperville.
In Elmwood Park, thefts were reported Dec. 15 from the 2200 block of 75th Court and the 2300 block of 75th Avenue, according to police. In the former, someone took Christmas decorations that made up a nativity scene from the front yard of a home, and in the latter someone took two Christmas penguins from the front yard of a home.