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Crime alerts for Westlake, Echo Park and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

September 16, 2011 |  9:09 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.

Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Westlake (A) was the most unusual, recording 24 reports compared with a weekly average of 16.7 over the last three months.

Echo Park (D) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 23 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 13.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 6–Sept. 12, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

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