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Crime alerts for Mount Washington and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

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This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.

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.

Six neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Mount Washington (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

West Adams (G) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 17 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 7.7 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 18–July 24, 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 significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Mount Washington 0.54  Koreatown 10.418  Broadway-Manchester 5.412  Boyle Heights 8.113  Northridge 2.55  Palms 2.25Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  West Adams 7.717  Arleta 10.522  El Sereno 8.516  Chinatown 4.59  San Pedro 30.540  Harvard Heights 7.012  Vermont Square 24.539 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

For the record, 6:51 p.m. July 27: Three of the four violent crimes reported in Mount Washington were incorrectly mapped by The Times’ crime database. The LAPD reported that two homicides and an aggravated assault occurred July 20 in the 2800 block of Future Street. The Times' system incorrectly placed those points a block north of their true location. The correct location is in Cypress Park, south of Future Street’s intersection with Isabel Street, the neighborhood's border with Mount Washington. With this change, Mount Washington no longer scores a crime alert.

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