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Crime alerts for Tujunga, Woodland Hills and seven other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine 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. Tujunga (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Woodland Hills (F) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 56 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 33.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 31–Feb. 6, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Tujunga 0.8 3
 Highland Park 2.8 6
 Sherman Oaks 1.4 3
 Boyle Heights 7.5 13
 Panorama City 6.8 12
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Woodland Hills 33.8 56
 University Park 14.7 24
 Studio City 25.6 39
 Lake Balboa 9.9 15
 
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