Man threatening to jump from roof of building in Brownsville
Thu, 23 May 2013 17:08:36 GMT —
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.