A man was robbed in Portlaoise over the weekend when he went to a meeting point to exchange a sale of goods that had been organised on social media.
The robbery took place in Kilminchy, Portlaoise on Sunday, July 23 at approximately 9.25pm.
It is understood that a male foreign national had arranged to sell goods over social media.
When he arrived in Kilminchy to sell the goods he was met by a large group of people who threatened him and took the goods from him.
It is believed that the group left the estate in a dark Audi and a dark Peugeot.
No physical injuries were reported from the incident.
Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing for witnesses to assist with their investigation.
Anyone with information can contact Portlaoise Garda Station at 057 86 74100.