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Crime alerts for El Sereno and six other L.A. neighborhoods

January 12, 2012 |  8:38 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in seven 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. El Sereno (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 1.8 over the last three months.

West Hills (F) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 22 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 14.1 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 3–Jan. 9, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

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