FORT ST. JOHN -- The Fort St. John RCMP are thanking the public for their help in apprehending a 38-year-old woman.

Mounties were able to locate and arrest Erin McKinnon who was wanted for assault with a weapon, uttering threats, and theft under $5,000.

Less than a day after police announced that McKinnon was wanted, a member of the public contacted Mounties regarding her whereabouts.

Police say she was located and arrested without incident. 

McKinnon was held for court and then released on a release order.