St. Andrew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church and was robbed of a statue of the Virgin Mary from their chapel. Police in Gibbsboro, New Jersey said a 64-year-old man from Woodbury was arrested and charged in connection to the stolen Virgin Mary statue from St. Andrews the Apostle church. The stolen piece is one of only four Blessed Mother statues of its likeness in the world, according to the church monsignor.
Police said the man was charged with theft Wednesday and will need to appear in court. The statue of the Lady of Fatima was recovered and returned to the chapel, police said. The statue was returned Wednesday night ahead of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Thursday.