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Major traffic backup formed on Interstate 5 in the Old Town area

SAN DIEGO – Major traffic backup formed on Interstate 5 in the Old Town area Wednesday as authorities subdued a man threatening to jump.

At around 10 a.m., California Highway Patrol officials said they received a report of a man standing on an elevated edge of the freeway on northbound Interstate 8 near the transition to Interstate 8. It was later determined that the man was threatening to jump.

The man was taken into custody safely about 12:30 p.m., officials said.

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