Officials at the Westfield Valencia Town Center confirmed to KTLA that a baby Jesus figurine stolen from a nativity display earlier in the week has been returned.
The theft was reported on Monday by employees at the mall.
On Wednesday afternoon the figurine was found on the property by an employee, according to marketing director Stacie House.
The figurine has not been returned to the display.
No other information was made available.
Grace Baptist Church donates the nativity scene to the mall each year as there gift to the community during the holiday season, said Mike Gaston, lead pastor of outreach and adult education.