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Crime alerts for Lake Balboa, Lincoln Heights and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

July 10, 2011 |  9:45 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Lake Balboa (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 1.1 over the last three months.

Lincoln Heights (H) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.0 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 27–July 3, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder