Three men have been charged following the robbery of a jewellery store in an Auckland mall this afternoon.
The robbery was reportedly committed in St Lukes Mall at 3.25pm today by men armed with bats and a hammer.
The men were taken into custody in Ranui after fleeing the scene in a stolen vehicle.
They are due to appear in the Auckland Youth Court in the coming days.
A fourth person is still at large, police said.