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UPDATE NOV. 8, 2019, 11:20 a.m.:

The City of Auburn says the man wanted in connection with Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance has been taken into custody.

Ibraheem Yazeed was found in Pensacola, Florida, by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Yazeed is being held in the Escambia County Jail pending extradition to Lee Count. Yazeed is facing first-degree kidnapping charges in connection to Blanchard’s disappearance.



UPDATE NOV. 7, 2019, 2:25 p.m.:

Auburn Police say they’ve identified a person of interest in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard.

Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, from Montgomery has a warrant out for his arrest, police said. He’s been charged with first-degree kidnapping.

Police said Yazeed is currently out on bond on charges of kidnapping and attempted murder in another jurisdiction.

More details are available from Auburn Police right here.


Auburn Police say they’re looking for a person of interest in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard.

Blanchard, 19, was last seen Oct. 23. Her vehicle was found at an apartment complex in Montgomery, and authorities said there appears to be foul play involved in her disappearance.

A Facebook message by the City of Auburn Facebook page is asking for help identifying a person captured on video inside the convenience store at the time Blanchard was last seen on Oct. 23.

The man in the video is described as a black male in his early to mid 20s, weighing about 200 pounds and between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall.

The man in the video was seen leaving the area in what is described as a late 2000s model Lincoln Town Car in silver or gray.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to call the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at 334-501-3140, the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391 or the 24-hour non-emergency number at 334-501-3100.


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