Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Virginia State News

December 12, 2012

Sheriffs charge 5 with Va. nativity scene theft

FOREST, Va. —  Five teenagers are facing charges they stole and then destroyed a nativity scene from a church in Bedford County.

According to media reports, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office said the five were arrested Tuesday after the 12-piece Christmas scene was reported missing over the weekend from Shiloh United Methodist Church in Forest.

The sheriff’s office released a photo of the teens that showed them posing with the figures.

The set had an estimated worth of $2,000 to $2,500.

The teenagers face charges of grand larceny, trespass and property damage.

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