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Crime alerts for Highland Park and 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

July 27, 2012 |  9:31 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 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. Highland Park (A) was the most unusual, recording 10 reports compared with a weekly average of 3.5 over the last three months.

Sylmar (H) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 34 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 24.7 over the last three months.

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

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Highland Park 3.5 10
 Reseda 3.4 9
 Los Feliz 1.5 4
 Pacific Palisades 0.2 3
 Lake Balboa 1.4 7
 Van Nuys 8.4 15
 Boyle Heights 9.1 18
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sylmar 24.7 34
 Bel-Air 1.3 3
 Lincoln Heights 7.2 15
 El Sereno 8.1 12
 Studio City 20.9 29
 Koreatown 38.1 51
 Sun Valley 24.2 33
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