A street vendor was stabbed during a late afternoon today robbery near Bellevue Avenue and Micheltorena Street in the southern edge of Silver Lake. The victim is in stable condition, according to Sgt. Joseph Sanchez with the Rampart Division. The vendor was stabbed at approximately 6:30 P.M. Lindsey Barrow who lives nearby reported seeing an ambulance drive off with the fruit vendor. “I really hope he is okay.”
* Update: The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council has organized a Town Hall for Thursday, August 19 at 5:30 P.M. to address crime and safety concerns, according to neigborhood council board member Rusty Millar. The town hall will held at Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral at 650 Micheltorena St.