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Crime alerts for Mission Hills, Larchmont and 7 other neighborhoods

February 21, 2013 |  9:55 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine 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. Mission Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

Larchmont (G) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.0 over the last three months.

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

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Mission Hills 0.8 3
 North Hills 2.9 8
 Westlake 16.5 26
 Venice 3.1 6
 Sylmar 2.5 5
 Mar Vista 0.8 3
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Larchmont 4.0 9
 Arlington Heights 5.6 12
 Sun Valley 26.6 40