A stabbing in West Hollywood Park has prompted a call for stepped up law enforcement there.
City Councilman Paul Koretz this week called for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to take "as strong an action as necessary to get the situation under control."
Charles Stacker, 32, was stabbed by a man wielding a pocket knife during an outing at the park July 29. He was treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and released.
Sterling Douglas Alston, 37, a transient, had become involved in an argument with Stacker over food. Alston is charged with mayhem and felonious assault, Lt. Maynard Davis said.