Three men are due before Chippenham magistrates, charged in connection with a raid on a jeweller's shop in Marlborough in Wiltshire.
It happened at Deacon & Sons in the High Street on Tuesday morning. Men smashed display cabinets and grabbed jewellery.
20-year-old Lynton Summerfield and Marcus Cohen and Paul Gallimore, both 33, who are all from the Coventry area have been charged with robbery.
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Armed siege around property began just after 4pm this afternoon. A man, reported to be aged 72, is in the building and said to be armed