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Alvarado Street shut down after deputies get in scuffle near MacArthur Park subway station

February 8, 2011 |  6:15 pm

Alvarado Street next to MacArthur Park was shut down Tuesday evening after Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were involved in a fight with a vendor, authorities said.

The incident occurred at the Red Line station across from the park around 5:15 p.m after two deputies checking for illegal vendors became involved in the altercation, the Sheriff's Department said.

Los Angeles Police Department units responded to back up the deputies and a police helicopter circled overhead as Alvarado was shut down between 7th Street and Wilshire Avenue.

No other details were available.

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