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Crime alerts for Lake View Terrace, Bel-Air, 13 other L.A. areas

August 5, 2012 |  8:09 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Lake View Terrace (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Bel-Air (I) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five 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 July 24–July 30, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Lake View Terrace 0.5 4
 Mission Hills 1.1 4
 Highland Park 3.6 9
 Hollywood Hills 1.0 3
 Reseda 3.4 8
 Sylmar 3.5 9
 Cypress Park 0.9 5
 Pacoima 6.0 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Bel-Air 1.2 5
 Venice 24.8 39
 Century City 5.3 12
 West Adams 7.5 14
 Porter Ranch 7.5 12
 Glassell Park 6.9 10
 El Sereno 8.4 12