A THIEF smashed the front window of a McDonald's and stole from charity boxes.

Between 3.40am and 4.10am last Tuesday a white man in a high visibility jacket broke into the Botley Road fast food restaurant and targeted tills and charity boxes.

He also removed wires from the tills but did not take them with him when he left.

It is the second time this year the restaurant has been hit by thieves. In February two men wearing masks entered the store, threatened staff and demanded money be handed over, before leaving the scene. 

Anyone with information should call Thames Valley Police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.