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Crime alerts for Westchester and 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

October 6, 2012 |  8:13 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 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. Westchester (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.4 over the last three months.

North Hollywood (G) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 57 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 40.9 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Sept. 25–Oct. 1, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Westchester 1.4 5
 Northridge 3.6 10
 University Park 1.6 5
 Historic South-Central 10.0 17
 Los Feliz 1.6 4
 San Pedro 6.1 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 North Hollywood 40.9 57
 Harvard Heights 7.0 14
 Valley Village 12.3 25
 Montecito Heights 4.5 10
 Westlake 34.7 49
 South Park 13.4 21
 Hyde Park 20.8 27
 Palms 14.0 21