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Crime alerts for Toluca Lake, Arleta, 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

April 5, 2012 | 10:25 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 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. Toluca Lake (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

Arleta (J) topped the list of four neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 9.6 over the last three months.

One neighborhood, Mount Washington, triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 27–April 2, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Toluca Lake 0.3 3
 Mount Washington 0.2 3
 Koreatown 9.7 15
 Wilmington 4.2 9
 Valley Glen 2.8 8
 Van Nuys 6.6 11
 Chatsworth 1.5 5
 Hyde Park 7.3 12
 Winnetka 2.5 4
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Arleta 9.6 14
 Montecito Heights 3.2 7
 Vermont Vista 13.8 21
 Mount Washington 2.7 5