Theives stole a Land Rover from Broadstairs and then dumped it, burnt out, in a field opposite Hornby’s in Margate.
It was reported the vehicle was stolen whilst parked on the roadside in Edge End Road between 5pm on Monday (February 3) and 5.30am the following day.
The khaki green Land Rover Series 3 was found burnt out on Tuesday (February 4). The vehicle had been used in the Royal Air Force for 12 years prior to private ownership.
Officers would like to speak to anyone with information about the theft, or if they witnessed something suspicious in the area which might assist enquiries.
Witnesses are asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/21514/20.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org