South Coast Police are appealing for information following two robbery-related incidents in Nowra on Sunday.
Police have been told about 12.50am (Sunday, November 28), a 50-year-old man was walking along Mackay Street, Nowra, when he was approached by a group of unknown people, before allegedly being threatened with a weapon.
The man handed over his wallet which contained no money and the group fled empty handed after a passer-by intervened.
Officers attached to South Coast Police District were notified and began an investigation.
In a separate incident about 2am, a 26-year-old man was walking along Park Road, Nowra, before he was confronted by a group of unknown people, with one demanding his e-cigarette.
The group allegedly threatened the man, before stealing his wallet and phone, and fled on foot.
Both men were not physically injured, and police are now investigating whether the incidents are linked.
As part of inquiries, investigators are urging anyone with information - or dashcam footage from the areas at the time - to contact Nowra Police on 4421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information can also go to https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
Information is treated in strict confidence.
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