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Crime alerts: Elysian Valley, Mount Washington, 10 other L.A. areas

December 25, 2011 |  7:31 am

Crime reports are up significantly in 12 L.A. neighborhoods for the latest week, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Elysian Valley (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.1 over the last three months.

Mount Washington (H) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.0 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 Dec. 16–Dec. 22, 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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