Between 3.20am and 4.20am on 13 June fuel was reported stolen from fuelling stations in Carlton Road, Sneinton.
At around 5.30am police were called to Kenia Close, Carlton, after residents saw a number of men trying doors in the area. They then made off in a green Peugeot.
A short time later, officers stopped a car in Hucknall Road.
Three people were arrested on suspicion of theft.
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