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Crime alerts for West L.A., Glassell Park and six other neighborhoods

November 25, 2012 |  7:24 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in eight 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. West Los Angeles (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

Glassell Park (G) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 such crimes compared with its weekly average of 6.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Nov. 15–Nov. 21, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 West Los Angeles 0.3 3
 Rancho Park 0.2 5
 Palms 1.2 4
 Vermont-Slauson 10.2 16
 Chesterfield Square 2.8 9
 Downtown 18.8 29
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Glassell Park 6.8 13
 Chinatown 3.7 8