Reindeer On The Run
"Rudy" escapes live nativity scene.
There will be no more reindeer games for Rudy.
Rudy the reindeer is safe and sound after escaping from a live nativity scene at a Lakeland church.
Lakeland police say they received a call early Tuesday morning about a deer running loose.
Personnel at the Highland Park Church of the Nazarene were already on the case.
They chased after Rudy, a 3-year-old reindeer who is named after his famous red-nosed relative, Rudolph.
They found him hiding under a nearby elf house.
Rudy's owner packed him up and took him home.