Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance captured in Florida
Escambia County
Aniah Blanchard, Ibraheem Yazeed

via WHNT:

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WHNT) -- Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, the man wanted in connection to the disappearance of a teen from Auburn, Ala., has been captured in Escambia County, Fla.

WHNT News 19 obtained a copy of the affidavit charging Yazeed with kidnapping. The affidavit reads that blood evidence that was recovered in the passenger side of Aniah Blanchard's vehicle was "indicative of someone suffering a life-threatening injury.

The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences confirmed the blood to be Aniah Blanchard's.

Yazeed was booked in the Escambia County Jail at 2:30 a.m. on Friday.

Auburn Police Department identified Yazeed as the man they believe abducted and harmed Aniah Blanchard, 19.

Aniah was last seen on surveillance video at a gas station on South College Street in Auburn on October 23.

Two days after her disappearance, Blanchard’s car was found damaged at an apartment complex in Montgomery.

At the time of Blanchard’s disappearance, Yazeed was out of jail on bond for charges of kidnapping and attempted murder in Kansas.

MORE: Affidavit of man charged with kidnapping Aniah Blanchard says witness saw her forced into vehicle - WHNT

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