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Crime alerts for Shadow Hills, Koreatown, 5 other L.A. neighborhoods

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in seven 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. Shadow Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.4 over the last three months.

Koreatown (F) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 53 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 32.8 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for the seven days ended Friday, the most recent period for which data are available. This post was automatically created by an algorithm.

Violent crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Shadow Hills 0.43  Winnetka 1.55  Sun Valley 3.48  Leimert Park 2.54  University Park 1.95Property crime up significantlyNeighborhoodAverageReports  Koreatown 32.853  Gramercy Park 8.316 What triggers a crime alert? Learn about the process in the FAQ for our crime database.

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