Port Arthur Police spent just over an hour Thursday night searching for a man after threatened to burn his mother's house down and kill himself.
Police say the man called his minister threatening suicide 12News heard this happening around 8:30 p.m. over scanner traffic but have been unable to confirm a time.
Police staged at his ministers home at the 4600 block of Forest drive near Griffing Park.
Police say the man's attempt to burn his mothers house was unsuccessful. A search ensued and he was later found at the intersection of Highway 73 and 9th Avenue.
Police then took him to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas.