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Crime alerts for University Park and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

March 15, 2013 |  6:31 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 13 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database.

10 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. University Park (A) was the most unusual, recording seven reports compared with a weekly average of 1.5 over the last three months.

Arlington Heights (K) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 6–March 12, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

-- Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 University Park 1.5 7
 West Hills 0.6 4
 Exposition Park 5.8 12
 Granada Hills 1.0 3
 Vermont Square 9.6 19
 Sherman Oaks 1.2 3
 Valley Glen 2.4 5
 Eagle Rock 1.3 3
 Lincoln Heights 1.8 6
 Canoga Park 2.9 5
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Arlington Heights 5.5 12
 Echo Park 11.2 17
 Adams-Normandie 4.5 8