POLICE are appealing for public assistance following a robbery and home invasion in Gwynneville.
Shortly before 11pm on Friday, two men, aged 26 and 28, were walking on College Place. A man allegedly came up behind them demanding their wallets and phones, while armed with a meat cleaver.
The man then allegedly forced the two victims into their nearby home, where he demanded property off three further occupants. He stole wallets, phones and a laptop before running towards Graham Avenue. He then drove away in a white sedan with yellow registration plates, driven by an unknown person.
The man was described as Middle Eastern/Mediterranean appearance, between 180-185cm tall, with short black hair, wearing a white hooded jumper, light coloured pants and black rubber gloves.
Wollongong Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone with any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.