Police have confirmed that jewellery store in Greenstone Shopping Centre was robbed at around 11:40 this morning.

Captain Jean Olckers, Edenvale SAPS communications officer, said the details of the incident are unclear and on scene police investigations are currently underway.

Three suspects were arrested following a shoot-out with SAPS and security officials this afternoon in Greenstone.

Police officials from the SAPS Crime Intelligence, the Gauteng Traffic Saturation Unit and private security companies were following up on information of suspects in the Greenstone area when the shoot-out took place.

The suspects opened fire when officers attempted to stop them

All three suspects were arrested and firearms and a hijacked vehicle were recovered at the scene.