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Crime alerts for Porter Ranch, Echo Park and 13 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 6, 2011 |  8:21 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.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Porter Ranch (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

Echo Park (H) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 27 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 12.2 over the last three months.

Echo Park triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 24–May 30, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder