Man arrested in SF for throwing book at BART police officer

A man was arrested Tuesday morning at San Francisco’s Powell Street BART station on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, police said.

At about 7 a.m., the man, identified as 55-year-old Nathaniel Smith of San Francisco, allegedly threw a book at the officer patrolling the station.

Police said the book did not hit the officer, but Smith was taken to the county jail.

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