Newport Beach police Monday were investigating a report of a suspicious man seen outside the offices of high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti, who is involved in a contentious lawsuit with President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with a porn star.

Avenatti’s office called police to report a man dressed in black had been sighted on surveillance video outside the attorney’s offices on Sunday, said Jennifer Manzella of the Newport Beach Police Department.

“We are trying to identify the man in this picture, which was taken outside my office yesterday (Sun) afternoon,” Avenatti said in a Tweet Monday afternoon. “Please contact @NewportBeachPD if you have any details or observed him. We will NOT be intimated into stopping or changing our course.”

Police were called at 12:30 p.m. and an officer was sent to the attorney’s office, Manzella said.

“At this point we took a report of suspicious circumstances,” Manzella said. “We don’t have any evidence a crime occurred. All we have is a man in the vicinity of the building. We don’t have any vandalism or threats made or personal contact.”

Police were investigating, however, and considered the possibility of a threat due to the “high-profile nature of the work” the attorney is involved in, Manzella said.

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