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Away from a manger: Jesus, Mary disappear from nativity display

Someone has stolen the baby Jesus and Mary figures from a nativity scene in front of a church in Bancroft, Ont., OPP said Friday.

Figures taken from nativity scene in front of church in Bancroft, Ont., last weekend

A detail of a traditional Italian nativity scene displayed at an exhibition in Rome on Nov. 23, 2017. (Andrew Medichini/Associated Press)

Someone stole the baby Jesus and Mary figures from a nativity scene in front of a church in Bancroft, Ont., OPP said Friday. 

The figures were first noticed missing from the front lawn of the church on Hastings Street S. on the afternoon of Dec. 10.

Police believe they were taken the previous evening, and said there could be multiple suspects. 

The investigation into the theft continues.