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Crime alerts for Hancock Park, Playa Vista and seven other L.A. neighborhoods

July 31, 2011 |  8:57 am

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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Hancock Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Playa Vista (F) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.0 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 19–July 25, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
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Property crime up significantly
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