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Crime alerts for Hollywood Hills West, Rancho Park and 3 other L.A. neighborhoods

November 26, 2012 |  6:56 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in five 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. Hollywood Hills West (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.4 over the last three months.

Rancho Park (E) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Nov. 17–23, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Hollywood Hills West 0.4 4
 Montecito Heights 0.5 4
 Leimert Park 2.9 7
 Sun Valley 4.5 8
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Rancho Park 4.8 9