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Homewood police offer free steering locks to help prevent theft of Kia, Hyundai vehicles

Note: This story was updated with new contact information on March 9.

The Homewood Police Department has partnered with Kia and Hyundai Corporations to help combat motor vehicle thefts of older models.

Kia and Hyundai models manufactured between 2011 and 2021 have been targeted across the country following a TikTok social media challenge that shows viewers how to steal the vehicle without a key. Police across the country are reporting an increase in these vehicles being stolen. 

Homewood Police are giving away free steering wheel locks to residents who own . . .

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