Stolen SUV left on rocks near Newport’s 40 Steps

A stolen sport utility vehicle has been found abandoned on the rocky coastline next to Newport’s famed 40 Steps. Police said the vehicle had been reported stolen by its owner Thursday and was found Friday morning on jagged rocks close to the sea. Police said they believe the SUV was pushed, not driven, to the location by someone trying to push it into the water. The vehicle was removed and returned to its owner Friday. Police said it was significantly damaged.

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