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Crime alerts for Florence and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

February 7, 2013 | 10:12 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.

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Florence (A) was the most unusual, recording 20 reports compared with a weekly average of 11 over the last three months.

Green Meadows (F) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 35 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 19.5 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 27–Feb. 2, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Florence 11.0 20
 Westlake 15.7 23
 North Hills 3.1 6
 Broadway-Manchester 6.7 11
 Vermont Knolls 7.5 12
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Green Meadows 19.5 35
 Studio City 25.4 41
 Watts 20.0 36
 University Park 14.7 24
 Arlington Heights 4.6 9
 Vermont-Slauson 16.8 24
 Broadway-Manchester 14.5 20
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