The figures were taken from a display at Route 25A and Lake Avenue sometime between Dec. 16 and Dec. 17, police said.
Vandals hit eight times, desecrating nativity scenes across the area. So far no arrests have been made, but if and when the perpetrators are caught, it will be prosecuted as a hate crime and could be a felony, police said.
This time of year religious statues represent people’s reasons for the season — their belief in the birth of Jesus Christ. The season in Yonkers something unusual for the area has happened.
It’s a dog in the likeness of a real canine, Lexington, a 15-year-old yellow lab and loyal companion to St. Patrick’s rector Monsignor Robert Ritchie.
Christmas trees now decorate the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island after a Nativity scene was removed.
Having a baby Jesus or other items taken from a nativity scene or holiday display at your home or house of worship can be painful during what should be a joyous time.