Elf on the Shelf wanted by Massachusetts police

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Elf on the Shelf 'Wanted' By Massachusetts Police Department

BOURNE, Mass.(WPIX) — A familiar holiday face has made it on the Bourne police's most wanted list.

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A police department in Massachusetts took to Facebook Sunday to post mug shots of the popular holiday trouble maker "Elf on the Shelf."

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The police said he is wanted "in a string of ginger bread house invasions."

The toy which parents often use as the eyes and ears of Santa Claus is supposed to keep children good during the holiday season.

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The police department warned everyone that he is a "specialist in covert surveillance," and that if he is found he should not be touched as he might report it back to his "jolly kingpin."

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