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Crime alerts for Highland Park, University Park

September 4, 2011 |  9:21 am

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

Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Highland Park (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 3.2 over the last three months.

University Park (D) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 23 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 15.2 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 25–Aug. 31, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Consecutive alerts
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Property crime up significantly
Consecutive alerts
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