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Crime alerts for Palms, Toluca Lake and 11 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 26, 2011 |  9:17 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 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. Palms (A) was the most unusual, recording eight reports compared with a weekly average of 1.8 over the last three months.

Toluca Lake (J) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 11 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.4 over the last three months.

Three neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 15–May 21, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder