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Crime alerts for Sawtelle, Mount Washington and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 11, 2011 |  7:35 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 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. Sawtelle (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 1.6 over the last three months.

Mount Washington (J) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property-crime alerts. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 29–May 5, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder