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State Police give warning about vehicle thefts during holiday season

by Geoff Fox

Maryland State Police are warning motorists during the holiday season and to take proper precautions to reduce their vehicles being stolen.

Police said this is especially true for owners of Hyundai and Kia vehicles, which have been stolen at an increased rate in Maryland and nationwide, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Nationally, there have been a combined 59,991 Hyundai and Kia vehicles stolen this year through August 31. This compares to 58,683 for all of 2021 . . .