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Actress' defaces Sedona red rocks

Posted at 4:40 PM, Feb 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 18:40:19-05
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - A heart carved into red rock on Valentine's Day is drawing the attention of Arizona authorities who are investigating to see if actress Vanessa Hudgens is the culprit.
Hudgens posted a photo of the carving, bearing the names Vanessa and Austin, on her Instagram page Sunday but later removed it. Other photos with the hash tag "sedonadreams" still appear on the site.
Coconino National Forest spokesman Brady Smith says he was alerted to the posting by the media. He said Tuesday that authorities are looking into the incident.
Damaging a natural feature on U.S. Forest Service land is a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and a maximum $5,000 fine.
A representative for Hudgens, 27, did not immediately respond to messages left by The Associated Press.
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