GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service is looking for those responsible for spray painting graffiti along the New River Gorge National River in southern West Virginia.
The Park Service says in a news release that the vandalism occurred at a scenic overlook on the Long Point Trail in Fayette County. Green and orange spray paint was used to scrawl initials and a heart on rocks along the 1.6-mile trail.
The statement says the graffiti measures nearly 8 feet in length, is about 2 feet tall and contains the inscription "AW (heart) TK."
Acting park superintendent Jeff West calls the graffiti "disheartening."
The maximum punishment for the vandalism is six months in prison and a $5,000 fine upon conviction.
The Park Service says anyone with information on the graffiti can contact (304) 465-6516.