A Fort Collins police officer's patrol car was among many hit in an overnight vandalism spree discovered Tuesday morning. / Robert Allen/The Coloradoan
Zachary Hamilton, 34, cleans graffiti off his Hyundai Tiburon on Tuesday morning outside his home on Whedbee Street on Old Town Fort Collins / Robert Allen/The Coloradoan
A Fort Collins garage was among many hit in an overnight vandalism spree discovered Tuesday morning (Nick McGurk/9NEWS)
The officer declined to comment but said the vandalism discovered Tuesday morning is under investigation.
Residents in the area of Whedbee Street and Myrte Street worked to clean off the marks using sponges and water. Zachary Hamilton, 34, said he was "frustrated" to see the difficult-to-interpret writings on his Hyundai Tiburon at 6 a.m.
"It'll take me a little elbow grease to get it out," he said as he scrubbed with a Mr. Clean magic eraser he bought from Walmart.
He said there may have been as many as 50 vehicles hit.
"On one car they spray-painted, 'Sorry,'" Hamilton said. "That would just irritate me even more."
Both he and neighbor Mark Doty, 57, said they never have this kind of crime in the area.
"Zero. Nada. Nothing. It's part of the mystery," Doty said, adding that it seems nicer, newer vehicles were targeted.
The word "Grape" had been scrawled across the back of his Kia sedan.
Written by Robert Allen
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