EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A man was arrested Friday afternoon after having a standoff with authorities and threatening to commit suicide by cop, police say.

Christopher Rodriguez, 36, was charged with unlawful restraint, assault family violence and resisting arrest.

At about 5:30 p.m., Edinburg police responded to the area of 700 block of Agate St. after receiving a call in reference to a possible disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the reporting party who stated that man, later identified as Rodriguez, was at the location causing problems and threatening her.

According to police, Rodriguez also threatened to commit “suicide by cop” and barricaded himself inside the residence, which was not occupied.

Edinburg PD negotiators arrived at the scene along with the Edinburg PD Special Weapons and Tactics Team to assist during the standoff.

Shortly after 8 p.m the man was taken into custody without incident.

Authorities learned the Rodriguez had pending felony warrants from the Edinburg Police Department and other local agencies.

Officials say, Rodriguez’s prior warrants are unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and indecency with a child.

Rodriguez has a total bond of $130,000.