Crime alerts for Harbor City, Arlington Heights and 5 other L.A. neighborhoods


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

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Harbor City (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 1.0 over the last three months.


Arlington Heights (F) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 14 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.6 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for Feb. 13–19, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Harbor City 1.0 3
Sylmar 2.5 6
Valley Glen 2.9 7
North Hills 2.9 8
Westlake 16.3 23

Property crime up significantly

Neighborhood Average Reports
Arlington Heights 5.6 14
Chinatown 3.5 7

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