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Crime alerts for Harbor Gateway, West Adams, eight other L.A. areas

April 23, 2012 |  9:09 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 10 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. Harbor Gateway (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 1.9 over the last three months.

West Adams (J) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded 10 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 6.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for April 14 to April 20, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
 Harbor Gateway 1.9 7
 Palms 1.5 6
 South Park 5.8 13
 Central-Alameda 6.6 15
 Historic South-Central 9.3 18
 Eagle Rock 1.4 7
 Sylmar 3.3 7
 Reseda 3.9 7
 Jefferson Park 2.4 4
Property crime up significantly
 West Adams 6.4 10