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Crime alerts for Cypress Park, Montecito Heights and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

March 28, 2011 |  7:35 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 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. Cypress Park (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Montecito Heights (J) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 16–March 22, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
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