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Crime alerts for Mount Washington and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 17, 2011 |  7:24 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 16 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. 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 eight neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded eight property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 5–May 11, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder