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Crime alerts for Shadow Hills, Tujunga, eight other neighborhoods

March 27, 2012 | 10:24 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.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Shadow Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.

Tujunga (H) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 6.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 18–March 24, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Shadow Hills 0.2 3
 Green Meadows 10.6 21
 Manchester Square 1.9 7
 Hyde Park 7.0 11
 Studio City 1.5 3
 Sawtelle 1.6 3
 Woodland Hills 2.2 5
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Tujunga 6.8 13
 Beverly Grove 16.2 23
 Mount Washington 2.8 5