Former Nobleman Robin of Loch is waylaying merchants on the road north of town, task is considered below that of existing guild members and thus falls to recruits.
Recruit group 7 comprised of Duke (human), Merrin (Halfling), Ki-hennar (Genasi) and Trustan (dragonborn) was sent to resolv situation.
The group reports convincing a trading company to send a convoy north with them as guards. They then found and killed the highwaymen, 4 Orcs. Clues where also discovered that pinpointed Robins Base of operations, a nearby abandoned mine. Inside group 7 found and dispatched another Orc as well as Robin. All lost goods was retrieved from the hideout. However a large amount of the goods found where illicit items that had to be confiscated by the Guard. Investigations into trading companies by group 7 led to no arrests. Cityguard investigation is to be launched. Traderoute once again open.
Addendum: City guard investigation produced no viable results. All manifests went missing or where destroyed prior to guard investigation. Suspicions remain and tension between GVC and trading guilds is rising.