Baby Jesus Statue Stolen From Church

St. Mary’s Church, 118 West Main St., East Islip, New York Between December 25, 2016 at 1:15 p.m. and December 26, 2016 at 9 a.m.


Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit detectives are investigating an incident during which a baby Jesus statue was stolen from an East Islip church.

An unknown person or people stole a baby Jesus statue from a nativity scene in front of St. Mary’s Church, located at 118 West Main St., sometime between December 25 at 1:15 p.m. and December 26 at 9 a.m.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Hate Crimes Unit at 631-852-6181 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Case #: KP/1935