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Crime alerts for Fairfax, Koreatown and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 3, 2011 |  7:09 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.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Fairfax (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

Koreatown (J) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 49 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 31.9 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 21–27, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
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