Two Cape Town malls were allegedly robbed on Wednesday morning, with a chilling image emerging from one of the heists.

According to reports, a cash-in-transit vehicle was robbed at gunpoint at N1 City and a shootout occurred at Vangate.

The photo above was reportedly taken during the robbery at N1 City, and has been shared widely on social media.

Shoppers were also warned on social media to stay away from the two malls as they were on lockdown.