It happened at his home in the village near Halifax on Thursday evening.
Detectives hunting for three suspects after an aggravated burglary at a property on Bramley Lane in Hipperholme.
At around 5.20pm on Thursday evening, the gang approached the house and made their way inside the property. They threatened the occupant, a man in his 40s, before making off with his car keys.
Two of the suspects are described as wearing a grey tracksuit and a dark hoody. The third was reported to have been wearing dark bottoms and a dark top.
No one was injured.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or a vehicle driving suspiciously. Anyone who has any information is also asked to contact police.
Information can be passed to Calderdale CID on 101 or by using the online 101 chat, quoting crime reference 13200002483.