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Crime alerts for Valley Village, Elysian Valley, 3 other L.A. areas

October 16, 2012 |  7:11 am

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

Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Valley Village (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Elysian Valley (D) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded three property crimes compared with its weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Oct. 7–Oct. 13, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Valley Village 0.8 4
 Koreatown 11.8 19
 El Sereno 3.3 8
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Elysian Valley 0.7 3
 North Hollywood 42.5 55
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