Newport police search for man accused of theft

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Newport police are asking for the public’s assistance as they hunt for a suspected thief. 

According to the investigation, Samuel Robert Simmons allegedly stole a JCB skid steer, trailer and two attachments. 

This happening late last week at the A thru Z Rental and Antiques in Cocke County.

You’re asked to call the Newport Police Department with any helpful information at 423-623-5556 with extension 551. Callers can remain anonymous.

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