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Crime alerts for Porter Ranch, Valley Glen and 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

January 31, 2011 |  8:31 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eight neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Porter Ranch (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

Valley Glen (I) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 39 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 25.9 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. 20–Jan. 26, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder