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Crime alerts for Palms and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

September 8, 2011 |  8:05 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 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. Palms (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 1.3 over the last three months.

Elysian Park (F) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.3 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 29–Sept. 4, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

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