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Crime briefs: Stabbing, bank robberies and books thrown at cops

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Stabbing victim rushed to hospital  
A man was found by police after being stabbed in the South of Market area Tuesday morning, Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The victim, described as being in his 40s, was discovered in the 1100 block of Folsom Street near Eighth Street about 5:52 a.m., Fong said. He had suffered a stab wound to his upper body. He was transported to a hospital for his injury, which was not considered to be life-threatening, Fong said.

Two banks robbed in two hours downtown; link unknown

Two banks were robbed within two hours of each other in downtown San Francisco on Monday, police said.
The first robbery occurred in the 400 block of Sutter Street at 9:20 a.m. The suspect, a man in his 30s, entered the bank, brandished a gun and demanded cash, police said. The teller complied and the crook fled.

The second robbery occurred at 11:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Clay Street. In that robbery, the suspect, also described as a man in his 30s, handed the teller a note demanding money, police said. The teller complied and the bandit fled on foot.

As of Tuesday it was unknown  if the robberies were connected.

Alleged box blitz on cops  lands sex offender in jail

This sex offender tried to throw the book — or books — at the cops.

Bayview cops were on patrol in the area of Third Street and Newcomb Avenue at 6:50 p.m. Sunday when a person standing on the sidewalk threw a cardboard box full of books at their car, police said.

A record check revealed he was a sex offender who failed to register, police said. He also had an outstanding traffic warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody.

rnagle@sfexaminer.com