SEVERAL gunmen surrounded a cash van in Laudium southwest of Tshwane and locked SBV guards inside the van.

In the video that has gone viral, on of the thugs who is wearing brown trousers and a black shirt can be seen exiting the cash van from the back to knock on the front left door.

After he knocks, another man gets out of the van with the driver, as other gunmen load the loot into a silver Toyota Hilux bakkie.

While the men were busy loading the undisclosed money, the other two gunmen forced the guards into the back of the cash van.

It's reported that the incident happened outside a Standard Bank branch in Tangerine street in Laudium.