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Crime alerts for Mount Washington and 14 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 12, 2011 |  7:07 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 15 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. Mount Washington (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Mount Washington (A) also  topped the list of eight neighborhoods with property-crime alerts. It recorded 10 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

It was the one neighborhood that triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 1–May 7, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder