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DENVER –A taxicab driver was taken to the hospital early Sunday after police say his backseat passenger attempted to carjack the vehicle.

Police say Curt Glinton, 23, attempted to carjack the vehicle and rob the driver in the area of 44th Avenue and Tejon Street about 1:10 a.m.

The suspect was arrested shortly after the incident near 48th Avenue and Shoshone Street.

Both the driver and Glinton had minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.

Glinton was arrested for investigation of robbery and carjacking, according to police.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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