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Crime alerts for Encino, Sunland, eight other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime alerts for Encino, Sunland, eight other L.A. neighborhoods
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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.

Nine neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.7 over the last three months.

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Sunland (J) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.4 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 15 to March 21, the most recent seven days for which data are available. This post was automatically created by an algorithm written by the authors.

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Encino 0.7 3
 San Pedro 4.0 11
 Playa del Rey 0.2 3
 Watts 8.6 16
 Northridge 1.7 6
 Sylmar 2.8 7
 Sherman Oaks 2.1 6
 Leimert Park 2.5 4
 Florence 8.5 12
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Sunland 3.4 12

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