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Crime alerts for Mar Vista and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

October 7, 2011 | 10:14 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. Mar Vista (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Eagle Rock (B) topped the list of 10 neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 23 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.8 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 Sept. 26–Oct. 2, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder