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Crime alerts for Elysian Park, Carthay and 17 other L.A. neighborhoods

April 5, 2011 |  7:23 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 19 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eleven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Elysian Park (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.1 over the last three months.

Carthay (L) topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 26–April 1, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder