Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars smashed their way into a Chipping Norton opticians.
At around 10pm on Thursday night (June 8) the front door of Barfield Opticians in New Street the property was smashed in.
The residents heard the noise and shouted at the intruders who then ran off.
Investigating officer, Lisa Chapman, based at Witney police station, said: “This is a busy road and someone may have seen or heard something, even if it seems insignificant to you, it could help with our investigation, so please call 101 to report it to us.”
If you don’t want to speak directly to police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.