A Cash-in-transit van was robbed in Macassar, Cape Town on Thursday afternoon.
A clip of the incident that was taken by an onlooker has been circulating on social media.
In the footage, a white SUV, believed to be the getaway vehicle, was parked a few metres away from the money truck that was being emptied by armed men.
The video also shows an unidentified man believed to be one of the robbers carrying a large blue bag that the suspects reportedly sped off with.
According to reports the suspects fled from Macassar and into Stellenbosch.
There are also reports of shots fired in Dorp Street with a fatality reported.
Information shared by the Stellenbosch Municipality on Facebook said SAPS and forensic teams are on site and a section of the R44 through Stellenbosch is temporarily closed (both ways) as the forensic teams conduct their work.
Motorists travelling in the area are advised to use alternative routes.
Watch the video clip of the incident, recorded inside a retail store at the Macassar shopping centre.
#CITRobbery Cash van robbed in Macassar, Cape Town. This happened a short while ago. Suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money towards Stellenbosch.. @BOSBEER2006 @1SecondLater @MARIUSBROODRYK @News24 @SAPoliceService pic.twitter.com/AMYuDH9huL
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