No love: Ohio church's 'love' banner stolen

CINCINNATI (AP) - A theft has an Ohio church asking: Where's the love?

Someone has stolen a 3-foot by 8-foot banner that said "Standing on the Side of Love!" and was on the grounds of Northern Hills Fellowship church in Springfield Township, just outside Cincinnati.

The sign had been donated three weeks ago and was worth about $350.

The Rev. Bruce Russell-Jayne says it disappeared either late last Saturday or early Sunday. The minister says he can't fathom why someone would steal a message of love. He says the congregation will pay for a replacement banner and probably hang it on the outside of the church, not put it in the yard.

Police are asking anyone with information on the sign's whereabouts to come forward.

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