2 wise men snatched from nativity scene

2 wise men snatched from nativity scene

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SAINT JAMES, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities on Long Island are searching for thieves who stole two plastic wise men from a Christmas nativity scene.

Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit detectives are seeking the public's help to identify the culprits who snatched the figures from the outdoor nativity scene in Saint James. The theft happened sometime on Monday or Tuesday.

The nativity scene was assembled by the Saint James Chamber of Commerce.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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