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Denver Police: Suspect runs over partner in botched carjacking

6:34 PM, Jan 21, 2014   |    comments
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DENVER - Denver police say one of two men who tried to hijack a car was run over by his partner as they tried to get away on Tuesday.

The incident occurred in the 4400 block of West Dakota Avenue in Denver.

The suspect that was injured was identified as Arthur Espinoza.

Police say the suspects apparently thought another vehicle had been left running unattended, but the driver and another person were inside.

Investigators say there was a fight and Espinoza started to run away.
Police say that's when his partner waiting in another vehicle ran over him.

Espinoza has serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. The second suspect fled the scene and has not yet been arrested.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation with The Associated Press)

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