The stolen Rudolph The Reindeer of Rolling Hills Estates has been found in a trailer park in nearby Gardena. Are you kidding me? Yes, Virginia, the kidnapped leader of Santa's Sleigh is safe and sound.
Here are all the details from Santa's helpers over at KTLA this morning:
"An iconic statue of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was found Monday, more than a week after it was stolen from Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood where the hand-crafted reindeer had been a holiday fixture for decades.
The 200-pound statue disappeared from atop a city sign in the Ranchview neighborhood on Dec. 12.
On Monday, sheriff’s deputies following up on a tip from a KTLA viewer located the wooden statue on the roof of a mobile home in Gardena.
A man at the home was arrested for possession of stolen property, according to Sgt. Mark Moffett with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Moffett said the man was a gardener who worked in the area where the statute disappeared. “He claimed to have found it … and confirmed that it came from that area,” Moffett said."