Now this is just a suggestion but we could let it slip that we might be interested in buying an amount of mithril but since we cant get what we want here we will move on and find some place else. Now this only works if the robbers are doing this for the sake of gold, and don't have a buyer and it require that they have time to catch the gossip and if it doesn't work out we might have to confront them head on by walking out of the town.
Ces scratchs his nose "However I have a feeling that that it is not just the money they are after. I think the best cause of action right now would be to learn all the gossip tonight when people are coming for a drink and with a bit of luck we will learn something, if not we won't be worse off than before."
ooc: I am here, but ill just make an exuse for my bad spelling and gramer as my labtop is not working right, so my helping tools are wordpad until i get it up and running again as it should.