York police appealing for witnesses and information about suspected criminal damage to scaffolding on a building next to the Bay Horse pub on Blossom Street.
It happened between 2pm on Monday (17 August) and 8.15am yesterday (18 August).
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “In particular we are keen to speak to anyone who has witnessed the incident and possibly saw something suspicious.
“A man was seen walking near the location which was filmed on CCTV.
“Officers would like to speak to him or hear from anyone who could help identify him.”
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.
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