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Crime alerts for Glassell Park, five other L.A. neighborhoods

March 31, 2012 | 10:04 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in six 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. Glassell Park (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Highland Park (D) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 20 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 14.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 22–March 28, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Glassell Park 0.7 4
 Koreatown 9.2 16
 San Pedro 5.2 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Highland Park 14.5 20
 Westlake 34.9 50
 Historic South-Central 22.4 29
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