Crime alerts for Mid-City, University Park, 3 other neighborhoods
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in five L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mid-City (A) was the most unusual, recording 12 reports compared with a weekly average of 5.5 over the last three months.
University Park (C) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 24 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. 27–Sept. 2, the most recent seven days for which data are available.