Swale Police officers are searching for a suspected runaway thief after being called to a report of two men travelling in a suspected stolen vehicle on Swale Way, Kemsley, at around about noon today (Wednesday 17th April).
A police spokesman told SFM News: "our officers located the van in stationary traffic and, as they approached it, two men are reported to have made off on foot."
It's believed that following a search of the local area a 17-year-old boy from the Sittingbourne area was arrested on suspicion of theft and remains in police custody.
Kent Police confirmed that: "enquiries to locate a second individual remain ongoing."
Anyone with any information is asked to call Kent Police on 101 or, alternatively, they can call Kent Crimestoppers free on 0800 555 111.