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Crime alerts for Koreatown, Bel-Air and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

August 20, 2012 |  9:18 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Twelve neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Koreatown (A) was the most unusual, recording 19 reports compared with a weekly average of 10.5 over the last three months.

Bel-Air (M) topped the list of five neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded five property crimes compared with its weekly average of 1.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Aug. 11–17, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Bel-Air 1.2 5
 Exposition Park 17.4 28
 Silver Lake 11.5 17
 West Los Angeles 10.1 21
 West Adams 7.5 15