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Crime alerts for Arlington Heights and seven other L.A. neighborhoods

June 10, 2013|By Ben Welsh and Thomas Suh Lauder, Los Angeles Times
  • Eight L.A. neighborhoods reported unusual recent upticks in crime.
Eight L.A. neighborhoods reported unusual recent upticks in crime. (Google Maps )

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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Arlington Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording six reports compared with a weekly average of 1.8 over the last three months.

Koreatown (F) topped the list of three neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 54 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 35.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 31–June 6, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Arlington Heights 1.8 6  Winnetka 2.2 7  Westchester 1.7 5  Northridge 2.9 5  Hyde Park 7.5 13 Property crime up significantly NeighborhoodAverageReports  Koreatown 35.8 54  Leimert Park 14.6 22  Echo Park 12.0 17 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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