A taxi driver was repeatedly punched by robbers posing as customers on Friday night.
Someone phoned for a taxi from a telephone kiosk in Ravenhill Way and asked to be collected from Swan Mead at about 9.40pm.
When the taxi got to Swan Mead, the offenders got in and repeatedly punched the 27-year-old driver, demanding cash.
He handed over his takings and the men left the scene, after being seen by a member of the public.
The driver suffered a slight swelling to his face and a cut lip.
The first offender is described as a mixed race man and the second a white man both aged in their early to mid 20s.
Det Con Ben Stone said: “This was an unprovoked attack on a man going about his daily business. Fortunately he was not seriously hurt but the incident has left him shaken. There have been two taxi driver robberies in this area recently and we are keeping an open mind as to whether the offenders involved in both robberies are connected.”
Call Det Con Stone confidentially on 01582 394471 or 101 with information.