Newport Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two females who recently vandalized the Cliff Walk using spray paint.

UPDATE: 12/2/17 – Females who vandalized Cliff Walk turn themselves into Newport Police

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, at about 3:40 pm, Newport Police Officers responded to the Cliff Walk behind the area of 646 Bellevue Avenue for a report of 2 females spray painting the sea wall.

When the responding officers arrived on scene, the suspects had left the area. Video images of the suspects were obtained and placed on the Newport Police Department’s Facebook page.


Newport Police Department confirms that their Detectives are currently investigating this incident and following up on all leads provided by the public.

Newport Police Department says that this is an active investigation and no further information can be released at this time, but confirme that more information will be released when it becomes available.

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