Property crime is up significantly in the Toluca Lake area over the week of May 17-23, which is the most recent data available, according to a recent report by the L.A. Times.
Nine property crimes were reported, which is more than three times higher the average over the last three months. According to the report, this week's rate of 10.5 crimes per 10,000 people is higher than in nearby Studio City, Hollywood Hills and North Hollywood. However violent crime remains very low in the area, which had gone 16 straight days without a violent crime report through May 23.
In Valley Village and North Hollywood, property crime remained average, with 13 property crimes in Valley Village and 44 in North Hollywood. Valley Village also reported zero violent crimes, while North Hollywood reported 7, slightly under the average of 7.8. Among the most serious crimes reported were two rapes, one at Sherman Way and Lankershim Boulevard and another on the 5100 block of Riverton Avenue.