MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Authorities say the West Virginia office of a U.S. senator has been vandalized with spray-painted expletives.

News outlets report Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s office was vandalized Sunday between midnight and 9 a.m.

Morgantown police Chief Ed Preston says the words were spray-painted outside Capito’s office. The owner of the building was unaware of the vandalism before being notified by authorities.

The graffiti has been removed.