Two suspects were arrested shortly after police were called about a break-in.
Officers were called to Chestnut Walk, Woodthorpe, when a member of the public reported a break-in at the garage of a nearby property.
Damage was reported to a car inside and two 15-year-old boys were arrested at the scene on suspicion of burglary and cannabis possession. They remain in police custody.
Inspector Ben Lawrence, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “These kinds of offences cause considerable upset and inconvenience to residents and we will always respond very quickly when we learn of them.
“On this occasion we very quickly apprehend two suspects and our investigation continues.”
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident 816 of 18 May 2022.