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Crime alerts for Palms and 14 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 17, 2012 |  5:28 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.

Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Palms (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 1.2 over the last three months.

Palms (A) also topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 21 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 12.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 6–Aug. 12, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Palms 12.8 21
 Playa Vista 4.2 9
 Sunland 4.8 10