Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of two woman being robbed at knifepoint in Gravesend.
At approximately 4.30pm on Friday a man was said to have approached a woman from behind near Campbell Road.
He threatened her with a blade and demanded her phone before taking off.
This incident is being linked to a second robbery on the same day.
In that, a woman reported being approached by a man between 4.35pm and 4.45pm in an alley between Stanbrook Road and Dover Road East.
A man threatened her with a knife before taking her mobile phone and fleeing in the direction of Dover Road East.
The man was described as white, slim and around 5ft 8in. He was wearing a green jumper or jacket with a green cap, dark jogging bottoms and bright white trainers.
No injuries were reported in either incident.
Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting crime reference 46/26350/19. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.