Lincoln Memorial defaced with expletive written in spray paint

WASHINGTON D.C. (WFLA/NBC) – Vandals defaced the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

The graffiti was apparently written in red spray pay and discovered at 4:30 a.m.

A crew from the National Park Service worked to remove it.

The complete message is unclear, but it does begin with an expletive.

Another mark of graffiti was found on a sign for the Smithsonian Institution.

United States Park police are investigating the incident.

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