Loud bangs were heard as would-be burglars tried to smash their way into a hair and beauty salon.
Officers quickly responded to report of the attempted burglary at Strands Hair and Beauty in Carlton Hill, Carlton, which happened shortly before 2am yesterday (Wednesday 12 May 2021).
They soon spotted a car believed to involved in the incident. The officers briefly followed before stopping it just minutes later and they arrested the two men inside.
The suspects, aged 41 and 46, were detained on suspicion of attempted burglary and remain in custody.
Inspector Chris Pearson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The suspects tried to break into this business by smashing their way through the window but were unsuccessful after several attempts.
“Officers swiftly arrived and arrested two suspects within minutes of this incident being reported.
“This type of crime has a significant impact on communities but I can reassure members of the public that we remain committed to tackling and reducing burglary and targeting those who break into businesses as well as people’s homes.
“I’d like to reassure our local businesses that the force treats commercial burglary and theft very seriously and will continue to deal robustly with anyone believed to be involved in such crimes and work hard to secure justice for victims.
“Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing. While we have made two arrests in connection with it I’d urge anyone with information which may help us with our investigation to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 40 of 12 May 2021, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”