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Want to protect your Hyundai from theft? Las Vegas police can help

Las Vegas police are helping Hyundai owners protect their cars from theft.

The Metropolitan Police Department is hosting a mobile software upgrade and anti-theft solution service center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the department’s headquarters’ parking lot, 400 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.

From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, technicians will be on site to give Hyundai owners an anti-theft technology upgrade to help curb a recent wave of Hyundai vehicle thefts, the department said in a Facebook post.

No registration or appointment is required for the event, and installing the software upgrade should take less than 30 minutes, the department said. Owners will also receive a free steering wheel lock from Hyundai.

Police and Hyundai Motor America recommend the owners of the following cars to attend:

— 2018-2022 Accent

— 2011-2022 Elantra

— 2013-2020 Elantra GT

— 2013-2014 Genesis Coupe

— 2018-2022 Kona

— 2020-2021 Palisade

— 2013-2022 Santa Fe

— 2013-2018 Santa Fe Sport

— 2019 Santa Fe XL

— 2011-2019 Sonata

— 2011-2022 Tucson

— 2012-2017 & 2019-2021 Veloster

— 2020-2021 Venue

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