Authorities in Alabama are asking for the public’s help in locating a young woman who was reported missing on Thursday.
Auburn University released a statement on Twitter confirming the disappearance of 19-year-old Southern Union State Community College Student Aniah Blanchard.
Blanchard had last talked to a friend just before midnight on Wednesday. The missing young woman is originally from Homewood and now lives in Auburn, according to The Auburn Plainsman.
A young woman named Aniah Haley Blanchard who is a resident of the City of Auburn and Southern Union State Community College student is missing.
— AU Campus Safety (@AuburnSafety) October 25, 2019
AL.com noted that Blanchard’s father is UFC Heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
At this time, authorities do not believe foul play is involved in Blanchard’s disappearance. However, police said their investigation is ongoing, according to the news outlet.
Police said the teen drives a black 2017 Honda CR-V with an Alabama tag number 49BS356. Officials said her vehicle is also missing, according to The Plainsman.
🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨Please help!!!! Any info message me on here or call the Auburn police (334) 501-3140 Please!!! BOLO: Black 2017 Honda CRV Tag: 49BS356 My daughters name is Aniah! 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 https://t.co/cijO736cFH
— Walt Harris (@thebigticket205) October 24, 2019
Blanchard was described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing approximately 125 pounds, and having brown eyes and brown hair. Police said she was last seen wearing a black dress, tan duck boots, and black stockings.
Anyone with information regarding Aniah Blanchard’s whereabouts should call the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at 334-501-3140, the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391 or the 24-hour non-emergency number at 334-501-3100.
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[Featured image: Aniah Blanchard/Auburn Police Department]