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Crime alerts for Pico-Union, Elysian Park and 5 other neighborhoods

April 16, 2012 |  8:56 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.

Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Pico-Union (A) was the most unusual, recording 12 reports compared with a weekly average of 5.7 over the last three months.

Elysian Park (G) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 7 to April 13, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Pico-Union 5.7 12
 Mid-City 4.6 12
 Palms 1.5 4
 Gramercy Park 3.4 7
 Arleta 1.3 4
 Arlington Heights 1.8 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Elysian Park 1.2 8
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