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APTOS — Christmas came early for an Aptos couple, as they were reunited this weekend with their decorations that had been stolen on Nov. 25 at their house.

Last Christmas, Stephanie and Dave Casper created a set of decorations to cover a dark stone wall near their house on Valencia Road: 12 large discs, each around 25 inches wide, depicting the lyrics of the popular carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

On Nov. 25, nine of the 12 decorations were stolen in the first 24 hours they were installed.

The Caspers reached out to local media outlets about the theft. According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, a citizen who saw a newscast about the incident spotted the decorations at a house on East Lake Avenue in Watsonville.

The SCSO reunited the Caspers with their decorations.

In a post online, the Caspers wrote that one disc, “7 Swans-a-Swimming,” is still outstanding.

“Thank you to all the community for their part in this wonderful Christmas tale with us,” they wrote. “It takes a village. It’s so nice when the good in people wins out.”

Multiple suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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