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Crime alerts for Vermont Square and 19 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 25, 2012 | 10:12 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 20 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database.

Fifteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Vermont Square (A) was the most unusual, recording 24 reports compared with a weekly average of 10.9 over the last three months.

Beverly Grove (P) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 28 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 15.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 16–May 22, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Beverly Grove 15.6 28
 Gramercy Park 6.1 15
 South Park 12.5 21
 Century City 4.4 7
 Vermont Vista 12.8 19