BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are investigating after suspected gang-related graffiti was painted in the Lake Forest neighborhood.

Police say red graffiti was found painted on a car and a home in the neighborhood.

A Bridgeport block watch group issued a warning to residents to be alert to graffiti in the neighborhood.

Investigators say the culprits left behind an empty spray paint can at the scene.

Police say that the graffiti has since been removed and are hoping to identify the culprits through fingerprint evidence collected on the paint can.