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Crime alerts for Valley Village and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

February 25, 2013 | 10:36 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.

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

Arlington Heights (K) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Valley Village 0.5 3
 Harbor City 1.0 3
 Harvard Park 2.9 7
 Valley Glen 2.9 7
 Vermont-Slauson 7.9 15
 North Hills 2.9 7
 South Park 4.9 9
 Westlake 16.3 24
 Cypress Park 1.2 5
 Pico-Union 4.4 8
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Arlington Heights 5.6 13