They arrested two men in Wymondham on Saturday 4th April, on suspicion of trying to steal from a food delivery van.
Officers were called at around 5.15pm to Eleven Mile Lane in Suton to reports of a theft from a food delivery van and threats to the driver.
The two men were arrested for theft and public order offences. Officers also suspected they had been breaching COVID-19 restrictions and they were taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
Johnny Cassidy, 18, and Michael Cassidy, 20, of Chepore Lane, Spooner Row, were both subsequently charged with theft and contravening a requirement as to the restriction of movement during the emergency period- contrary to regulations of the Health Protection Regulations 2020 on 4 April 2020.
Johnny Cassidy was also charged with obstructing a person carrying out a function under the regulations of the Health Protection Regulations 2020 on April 4 2020. Michael Cassidy was additionally charged with obstructing police on March 26 2020 and using disorderly behaviour on 4 April 2020.
They were released on bail to appear before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on 26 May 2020.