Man arrested after making threats to children outside downtown McDonald's

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities arrested a man after he allegedly walked around a McDonald's and made threats to parents and their children.

Witnesses told police that the man had a gun in his waistband and was walking around making threats near Crosby Street downtown.

Another witness helped police track down the man using social media. The man was arrested outside a McDonald's on Main Street.

"We put together a group of officers over there, and sure enough we found him," Houston police said.

The man will likely be given a mental health evaluation, according to authorities.
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