FAIRFIELD, Calif. (BCN and KTVU) - Fairfiled police were able to talk down a man who climbed onto the Travis Boulevard overpass above Interstate 80.
Police say they started getting calls about a man hanging over the pass around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. He was standing on the outside of the railing, holding on to the fence.
One of the responding officers was a crisis negotiator. Police say the man was distraught, suicidal, and claimed to be armed.
After about an hour, police convinced him to come down, and he was taken in for a mental health evaluation.
Police say he never actually had a gun.