HAVERHILL, Mass. – Police say someone stole a baby Jesus statue from a Nativity scene on Christmas morning and replaced it with a real pig’s head.

Authorities say the statue was taken from in front of Sacred Hearts Roman Catholic Church in Haverhill.

Police are seeking the public’s help and plan to hold a news conference on the theft Friday morning.

The baby Jesus figurine was also stolen from the Nativity scene on Greenfield Town Common, likely before dawn on Christmas Eve.