Just after 6pm, a 19 year old man was walking along Maroochydore Road when he was approached by another man
After a brief physical altercation, the man attempted to rob the 19-year-old and appeared to walk off. He returned a short time later and assaulted the 19-year-old again.
The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the assault.
The offender is described as being Caucasian in appearance, of a slim build and around 176cm tall with light brown hair.
Police would like to speak with the male driver of a white Toyota Hilux who it is believed may have stopped and witnessed the incident.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day or contact Maroochydore Police on 54752444.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.