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Crime alerts for Leimert Park, Tarzana and 14 other L.A. areas

October 23, 2011 |  8:41 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.

13 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Leimert Park (A) was the most unusual, recording nine reports compared with a weekly average of 2.9 over the last three months.

Tarzana (H) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 24 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 13.0 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 Oct. 14–Oct. 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder