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Crime alerts for North Hills and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 28, 2012 |  7:18 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. North Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording nine reports compared with a weekly average of 3.1 over the last three months.

Beverly Crest (I) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.8 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 19–Aug. 25, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 North Hills 3.1 9
 Harvard Park 3.9 7
 Sylmar 4.2 13
 Tujunga 1.2 3
 East Hollywood 8.9 15
 Shadow Hills 0.5 3
 Green Meadows 9.7 14
 Koreatown 11.1 15
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Beverly Crest 2.8 13
 East Hollywood 25.2 40
 Vermont-Slauson 18.2 29
 Hancock Park 6.6 11
 Harvard Park 8.0 11
 Lake View Terrace 2.4 5