A takeaway driver's car was stolen as he made a delivery to a house in Rotherham.
The silver Chevrolet Aveo was taken as the delivery driver took food to a house in Central Avenue, Dinnington, on Monday night.
Police chiefs in South Yorkshire have now issued a warning to other delivery drivers in a bid to avoid any more falling victim.
A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Do you drive a delivery vehicle? Do you make regular stops as part of your deliveries?
"We are advising all delivery drivers to take pay extra attention when they leave their vehicle. Please make sure that you switch the engine off and take your keys with you.
"A takeaway delivery driver had his vehicle stolen on Monday night in Dinnington.
"This occurred in the Central Avenue area at approximately 11.05pm. Do you know anything about this crime?
"The vehicle still remains outstanding."