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Crime alerts for Carthay, Bel-Air and six other L.A. neighborhoods

August 8, 2012 |  9:09 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in eight 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. Carthay (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.

Bel-Air (G) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded three 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 28–Aug. 3, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Carthay 0.2 3
 Mission Hills 1.1 6
 Harvard Park 3.8 7
 Panorama City 6.1 12
 Harvard Heights 2.8 5
 Sylmar 3.5 7
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Bel-Air 1.2 3
 Venice 24.9 37
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