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Crime alerts for Hancock Park, Pacoima and 11 other L.A. areas

August 4, 2011 |  7:37 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.

Four neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Hancock Park (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Pacoima (E) topped the list of nine neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 36 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 25.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 23–July 29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
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