A man was kicked and punched by two masked men who took his keys and stole his van.
The victim, in his 50s, had parked his white Peugeot Expert van in Chestnut Road, Dartford, when he was ambushed by the pair who were wearing balaclavas, dark clothing and gloves.
He suffered bruising and cuts to his face which needed hospital treatment.
The vehicle was later found burnt out in Walker Close, Crayford.
The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Tuesday, December 13. Details have just been released by police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 01474 366149 quoting reference XY/050137/16 or Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.