Update: 30-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed was arrested overnight in Escambia County, FL. He was booked into the Escambia County Jail at 2:32am Friday.
Thursday, Nov. 7
The Auburn Police Department has identified the person of interest in the case of missing college student Aniah Blanchard as 30-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed, also known as "Bro-Skee" of Montgomery.
They say a warrant has been obtained for his arrest for the charge of kidnapping in the first degree.
According to authorities, the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task force along with other agencies assisting in this investigation are actively searching for Yazeed. They say he is currently out on bond for the charges of kidnapping and attempted murder from another jurisdiction; he should be considered dangerous and potentially armed.
The charge stems from the investigation of the disappearance of Aniah Haley Blanchard between Wednesday, October 23, 2019, and Thursday, October 24, 2019.
Further investigation and analysis of evidence has determined that Yazeed, was at the same location Blanchard was last seen and is involved in taking Aniah against her will. Additional charges and/or arrests are anticipated. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts or having information on this case is asked to call the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at 334-501-3140, Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP, or the 24 hour non-emergency number at 334-501-3100.