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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL. – Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, the man wanted in connection to the disappearance of a teen from Auburn, 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 Blanchards. According to our CBS affiliate, WKRG, Yazeed was booked in the Escambia County Jail at 2:30 a.m. on Friday. In his mug shot, you can see that he has a swollen left eye at the time of his booking.
Ibraheem Yazeed
Records show Yazeed’s address to be a Montgomery address. 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 23rd. Earlier this week, police released a surveillance photo of man authorities have identified as Yazeed in the same gas station at the time they believe Blanchard disappeared. The affidavit reads that a witness at the gas station positively identified Yazeed as the man he saw force Aniah Blanchard into a vehicle against her will and left. 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.