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Crime alerts for Fairfax, Harbor City and four other L.A. neighborhoods

September 13, 2012 |  9:50 am

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

Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Fairfax (A) was the most unusual, recording nine reports, compared with a weekly average of 1.5 over the last three months.

Harbor City (E) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes, compared with its weekly average of 9.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 1 to Sept. 7, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Fairfax 1.5 9
 Lincoln Heights 2.7 8
 Valley Glen 3.2 8
 Exposition Park 7.1 12
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Harbor City 9.5 13
 Westwood 10.5 16