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Crime alerts for Vermont Square, Bel-Air and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 7, 2011 |  8:48 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Vermont Square (A) was the most unusual, recording 23 reports compared with a weekly average of 13.0 over the last three months.

Bel-Air (I) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 25–May 1, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
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