Charges have been filed against a Salt Lake County man who prosecutors say robbed a taxi driver and held her captive for 51/2 hours.

Gary Lance Bell, 25, was charged with one count of aggravated kidnapping and one count of robbery in a complaint filed Monday in 3rd Circuit Court.A probable cause statement said Bell took $38 from a taxicab driver Nov. 23 and held her hostage for 51/2 hours at 27th N. Rose Park Lane after taking the money. The woman cab driver suffered scratches and bruises during the incident. The report also said Bell threatened the victim and fondled her during the abduction.