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Crime alerts for Mount Washington and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

December 14, 2012 |  8:10 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mount Washington (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Harbor Gateway (J) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 31 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 19.3 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Dec. 5–Dec. 11, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Mount Washington 0.5 3
 Highland Park 3.2 7
 Del Rey 1.1 3
 Cypress Park 1.0 4
 Mid-Wilshire 2.5 6
 Koreatown 11.3 17
 Echo Park 2.3 6
 El Sereno 3.2 8
 Hancock Park 0.9 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Harbor Gateway 19.3 31
 Pacoima 23.0 34
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