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

May 14, 2011 |  8:50 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven 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) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 4–May 10, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder