A 1997 GMC Savannah van that was low on gas was reported stolen Monday from Domestic Kitchens, 553 Commerce Drive, but the thief did not get very far.

The stolen van was not locked and the keys had been left inside, according to the report.

When Fairfield police checked on the theft, they found the van had been abandoned on Interstate 95's Exit 31 ramp in Stratford at 4 a.m. Monday and then towed away at the direction of State Police.