Person of interest in Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance identified; may be armed & dangerous


AUBURN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Auburn Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a person in interest in Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance.

Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, of Montgomery has been charged with first-degree kidnapping. As of now, the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task force along with other agencies are actively searching for Yazeed who is out on bond from past charges of kidnapping and attempted murder.

Evidence from the investigation determined Yazeed was at the same location Blanchard was seen, according to the Auburn Police Department. Authorities believe he was involved in taking Aniah against her will.

Additional charges and arrests are expected to come against Yazeed in the case.

There is a $105,000 reward for information on Blanchard’s whereabouts.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ibraheem Yazeed, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

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