‘It Seems Like It Was Planned,’ Claims Stepfather Of Missing Auburn Student’s Disappearance

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Walt and Angela Harris are pleading for their daughter’s safe return. Aniah Haley Blanchard, a 19-year-old student at Auburn, has been missing since October 23, 2019.

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Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, was identified as a person of interest after video surveillance reportedly revealed he was inside the same convenience store where Aniah was last seen. Yazeed has been arrested in Florida and charged with kidnapping in the first degree in connection with Aniah’s disappearance. Her parents say they believe others may be involved.

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“We know he has people that he runs with, and hopefully, they have Anaiah, and she’s OK,” says Angela.

Walt says he and Angela also believe their daughter’s kidnapping wasn’t random. “It seems like it was actually set up and it seems like it was planned,” he claims.

Anyone with information on the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard is urged to contact Crime Stoppers USA at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or call the Auburn, Alabama police department at 334-501-3100.


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