WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin. – The West Allis Police Department has teamed up with Hyundai in a bid to tackle thefts, which have increased this year among Hyundais without an engine immobilizer.
Hyundai provided steering wheel locks for the West Allis Police Department for delivery to Hyundai owners of specific vehicle models who require a physical shake key and do not have an engine immobilizer .
The West Allis Police Department will begin distributing locks to owners of Hyundai vehicles manufactured between 2016 and 2021. Recipients will be required to provide proof of vehicle ownership / rental, license plate, and proof of residence or employment. in the town of West Allis.
Steering wheel locks will be provided free of charge. Distribution will begin at the West Allis Police Department Open House on Sunday, September 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park.
Following this event, owners of these specific vehicles will be able to obtain a steering wheel lock at the West Allis Police Department Community Services Unit, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Community Services can be reached at 414-302-8050.
Anyone with information regarding those involved in motor vehicle theft is asked to call the West Allis Police Department at 414-302-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 414-476-CASH.
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