WATCH: Rolex watch snatched at traffic light robbery in Sandton

A motorist was robbed of his Rolex watch in Morningside, Sandton on Tuesday.

In a video doing the rounds on social media, the driver and a passenger of a white VW are robbed at gunpoint at a traffic light on Middle Road.

Two armed men on either side of the car reach inside the vehicle and grab items, before jumping into another car and fleeing.

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Sandton police spokesperson Granville Meyer said the driver's Rolex watch and the passenger's bag were taken.

He said a case of armed robbery had been opened.  

"No arrests were made and the case is still under investigation," Meyer added.