Police have appealed for information, after an armed robbery at South Kempsey on Monday night.
About 2.10am, two offenders, one armed with a knife, entered a restaurant and walked behind the counter.
After grabbing staff members by the arm and neck, the two offenders left the premises with money, fleeing to a white mid 1990s white Toyota Landcruiser 4WD which drove from the area.
The two male offenders are described as wearing hoodies, gloves and their faces covered.
One man was about 183cm tall with a stocky build and a scar on the right cheek
The second man was 178cm tall, with a slim build, blue eyes and was armed with a knife.
Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to contact Crime Stoppers immediately.