Fredericton Police

Fredericton police say a woman who had missing since Thursday afternoon has been found safe. (CBC)

A Fredericton woman, who had been missing since Thursday afternoon, has been found, say police.

The Fredericton Police Force had issued a release on Friday, seeking the public's help in locating a 57-year-old woman, saying they were concerned about her safety.

But shortly after 6:30 p.m., police issued an update.

"The missing female has been located," spokeswoman Alycia Bartlett said in an email.

"Thank you for your assistance."