Harlingen police stop man before he tries to jump off expressway

Harlingen police saved this man before he jumped off a highway overpass // Source: Jorge Montalvo via Facebook

A man is being questioned and getting help after police stopped him before he jumped off a busy highway overpass in Harlingen.

It all happened off Expressway 77/83 at New Hampshire Street around 2 p.m. Thursday.

Harlingen police, firefighters and paramedics were all called to the scene.

Authorities told Action 4 News that a man was threatening to jump from the New Hampshire Street overpass.

Full details were not immediately available but police were able to stop the man before he was able to jump.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.