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Crime alerts for Harbor City and eight other L.A. neighborhoods

February 19, 2012 |  7:53 am

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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Harbor City (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 2.2 over the last three months.

Hollywood Hills West (F) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 16 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.0 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 9–Feb. 15, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
 Harbor City 2.2 4
 East Hollywood 8.3 16
 Harbor Gateway 2.2 5
 Mid-Wilshire 2.7 5
 Reseda 4.0 8
Property crime up significantly
 Hollywood Hills West 8.0 16
 Cypress Park 3.1 6
 Montecito Heights 3.3 7
 Highland Park 13.3 17