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Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database.

Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.8 over the last three months.

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Chesterfield Square (N) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 8.6 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 28–July 4, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Violent crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Encino 0.8 4
 Watts 11.0 23
 Vermont Knolls 7.5 15
 Green Meadows 7.5 15
 Downtown 17.5 27
 Pacoima 5.9 15
 Pico-Union 5.3 10
 Los Feliz 1.8 4
 Hollywood 13.2 20
 Mid-City 5.0 10
 Winnetka 2.3 5
 Mar Vista 0.8 3
 El Sereno 1.7 4
Property crime up significantly
NeighborhoodAverageReports
 Chesterfield Square 8.6 13
 Lake Balboa 9.2 14
 Harvard Heights 6.4 10
 Encino 13.8 19
 Toluca Lake 4.0 8
 Pico-Union 12.4 18
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