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Crime alerts for Highland Park, Beverly Crest and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

April 24, 2011 | 10:10 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. Highland Park (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 3.2 over the last three months.

Beverly Crest (I) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property-crime alerts. It recorded seven property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 13–19, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
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