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Man threatening to jump from roof of building in Brownsville

Brownsville firefighters and police rescued man who threatened to jump from a building

Authorities rescued a man after he threatened to jump from the roof of building .

It all happened at a medical office off U.S. Expressway 77/83 and East Alton Gloor Boulevard just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday.

Brownsville police and firefighters were both called to the scene.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the man was admitted to the Valley Regional Medical Center for a mental evalution but left the hospital.

The man climbed to the roof of a building next to the hospital where he threatened to jump and end his life.

Brownsville firefighters successfully brought the man down without incident around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the man will be re-evaluated for his mental state.

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