JONESBORO, Ga. (CBS46) -- Wednesday afternoon SWAT were called to a police situation in the area of Tara Boulevard and Summercourt Drive.

Authorities arrived to the scene where a postal courier had been robbed of packages by a female with a rifle. At the time, the suspect was nowhere to be found.

As a precaution, officer evacuated the immediate area and began a search for the woman. She was located nearby and arrested.

The suspect, who has not been identified, faces the following charges: armed robbery and aggravated assault.

The courier did not suffer any injuries during the incident. 

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