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Moose Jaw crooks return stolen nativity scene

Three years after stealing a nativity scene from somewhere in Moose Jaw, the thieves have apparently had a change of heart.

Apology note accompanies returned figurines

Moose Jaw police tweeted out a little Christmas miracle on Friday: a stolen nativity scene was returned after three years when the thieves apparently had a change of heart. (Twitter)

Three years after stealing a nativity scene from somewhere in Moose Jaw, the thieves have apparently had a change of heart.

Moose Jaw police announced Friday that the nativity scene was returned with a note attached.

"We pray you're not terribly upset with us," the note said.

Nativity scenes displaying Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph and other figurines are common around the Christmas season — and they're also a common target of thieves and vandals.

It's rare they get returned, however. Call it a Christmas miracle!


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