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Crime alerts for Lincoln Heights and nine other L.A. neighborhoods

January 17, 2013 |  9:28 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.

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Lincoln Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording eight reports compared with a weekly average of 1.9 over the last three months.

Cheviot Hills (H) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 10 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Jan. 8–14, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Lincoln Heights 1.9 8
 Hancock Park 0.8 5
 Montecito Heights 0.7 4
 Chinatown 0.5 4
 Tarzana 1.1 6
 Reseda 3.4 7
 Koreatown 11.1 17
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Cheviot Hills 3.8 10
 Chatsworth 15.5 23
 Windsor Square 2.1 4