Man arrested after jewellery store robbery

  • 25/03/2016
Man steals jewellary from Lynn Mall store. (Newshub.)
Man steals jewellary from Lynn Mall store. (Newshub.)

Police have arrested a man who is alleged to have stolen around $200,000 worth of jewellery in a brazen daylight robbery of a west Auckland store.

A 39-year-old Riverhead man has been charged with aggravated robbery and other charges over the theft of 22 karat gold jewellery from a store in Lynn Mall on March 15.

Around $50,000 worth of jewellery was recovered after the thief was tackled by bystanders as he fled and security footage of the heist was posted online.

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