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Three men try to force way into Sneinton home

Three suspects were tracked down and arrested – just minutes after an attempted break-in was reported.

Police were called to an address in Westwood Road, Sneinton, at 10.45pm yesterday (Wednesday) after receiving reports that a group of men were trying to force their way through the front door.

Officers arrived shortly afterwards and began to search the area.

Three male suspects, aged 21, 19 and 16, were arrested in nearby streets on suspicion of aggravated burglary and weapons offences. They remain in police custody.

Searches of the suspects uncovered a tyre iron and a large quantity of cash. A knife was also found nearby.

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Detective Sergeant Robert Palethorpe, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a great bit of police work by response officers who very quickly put a containment on the local area to block potential routes of escape.

“Three suspects were very quickly tracked down and arrested, and weapons were also taken off the streets. Our investigations are ongoing.”

Anyone with addition information about this incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident 829 of 7 September 2022.

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