Two men have been arrested after a robbery and police chase in central Auckland this morning.

The pair allegedly threatened to shoot a man in Queen St, about 2.15am, and stole his wallet and phone.

They then fled in a red Honda, travelling at up to 150km/h on the Southwestern Motorway, police said.

Officers saw the car in Newmarket shortly after.

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The Eagle helicopter followed it until it was abandoned in Bel Air Dr, Hillsborough, where two men ran into bush.

A cordon was put in place and the Armed Offenders Squad assisted.

The alleged offenders were found hiding in bushes and a 28–year-old and 29-year-old were arrested at 4.40am, police said.

The 28-year-old male was charged with unlawfully taking a motor vehicle and robbery, and the 29-year-old male was charged with unlawfully getting into a motor vehicle and robbery.

Both are scheduled to appear today in the Auckland District Court.

The victim is reportedly shaken but unharmed.