WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) – Two Mt. Pleasant families are baffled, after someone stole the baby Jesus from their nativity scene.
The thefts happened on Connellsville Road.READ MORE: Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board Votes To End Training By Contractor Hired To Train Corrections Officers
“I went to get my mail, and when I came back and looked at the nativity, the baby was gone,” Valarie Goodwin said.
Stealing baby Jesus is so widespread, that municipalities, churches, and homeowners are now using GPS devices and security cameras for security.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11
One nativity scene is even protected by a metal screen.
Goodwin found a stand-in baby Jesus, she’s just hoping the person responsible for the theft, will return the baby unharmed.MORE NEWS: 3 Medical Helicopters Called To Crash In Butler County