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Crime alerts for Vermont Square, Hancock Park and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 4, 2011 |  9:26 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Vermont Square (A) was the most unusual, recording 21 reports compared with a weekly average of 13.0 over the last three months.

Hancock Park (J) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.7 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 24–30, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

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