A BURGLAR broke into a business in Oxford by smashing the glass of the door.

Tip boxes containing cash were stolen from the reception area of a business property in Banbury Road, at some point between 5pm on Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday.

Police did not specify the business name, nor whereabouts along Banbury Road it was.

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Officers said the thief, or thieves, smashed the glass of the front door to get inside.

Anyone who saw what happened has been asked to contact police.