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Crime alerts for Harbor Gateway and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

April 22, 2012 |  7:18 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Harbor Gateway (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 1.9 over the last three months.

Downtown L.A. (J) topped the list of neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 91 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 67.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 13–April 19, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Harbor Gateway 1.9 7
 Palms 1.5 5
 Historic South-Central 9.3 18
 Watts 9.2 15
 Reseda 3.9 8
 Sylmar 3.3 8
 South Park 5.8 11
 Eagle Rock 1.4 7
 Harvard Park 4.0 11
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Downtown 67.2 91
 West Adams 6.4 10
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