Police are searching for a suspected runaway thief.
Officers were was called to a report of two men travelling in a suspected stolen vehicle in Swale Way, Kemsley, at noon today.
A police spokesman said: "Officers located the van in stationary traffic and, as they approached it, two men are reported to have made off on foot."
Following a search of the area a 17-year-old boy from Sittingbourne was arrested on suspicion of theft.
He remains in custody.
The police spokesman added: "Enquiries to locate a second individual remain ongoing."
It is understood the van was stopped near Stanhope Avenue, Sittingbourne, and the men ran off into gardens.
If you have any information, call the police on 101.