THIEVES stole a free-standing safe from a business in Thorney Leys Park in Witney.
They smashed the backdoor of a business premises last Wednesday at 10.07pm, which activated the alarm.
The safe was reported to contain a reel of cobalt covered wire.
Pc Lisa Chapman said: "The safe is very heavy and would have needed more than one person to lift it."
Thames Valley Police did not release the information until today.
Anyone with any information can call 101.
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