Kennewick police recovered a stolen SUV used by thieves to steal from other cars.
A Ford Edge was reported stolen in the 100 block of West 21st Avenue early Friday morning, according to Kennewick police. The keys were left in it.
Thieves drove it to the 2900 block of Garfield Street and used it during several vehicle prowls.
A witness saw two men trying to steal from a parked car and followed them. They dumped the stolen SUV and drove away in a second vehicle. The witness took the keys to the Ford, went home and called 911.
Police returned the SUV to its owner. They also found several stolen items inside and are trying to find the owners.