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Crime alerts for Sherman Oaks, Chinatown and 9 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 29, 2012 | 10:18 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Sherman Oaks (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 2.1 over the last three months.

Chinatown (G) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded seven property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.9 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 June 18–24, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sherman Oaks 2.1 6
 Valley Village 0.8 3
 Hollywood 12.5 21
 Westchester 2.6 5
 West Adams 3.2 10
 Manchester Square 3.0 8
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Chinatown 2.9 7
 Florence 23.6 32
 Lake View Terrace 3.2 7
 Hollywood 54.6 67
 Vermont-Slauson 17.4 22
 East Hollywood 25.9 32