Transcript for Suspect in case of college student to return to Alabama
There has been an arrest in the disappearance of an Alabama college student. The suspect found in the woods, accused of kidnapping her. Here's Steve osunsami now. Reporter: With a swollen eye, the man authorities are calling a suspect in the disappearance of this missing college student, appeared today in a Florida court and agreed to return to Alabama to face charges. I understand my rights. Reporter: 29-year-old ibraheem yazeed was arrested here, near the florida/alabama state line, early this morning. U.S. Marshals found him after receiving a confidential tip. We saw that Mr. Yazeed then took off running, jumped over a guard rail into a marshy area. Reporter: 19-year-old aniah Blanchard hasn't been seen since this security camera recorded these images at a convenience store on October 23rd. Police say that this is yazeed at the same store, at the same moment. In an affidavit, they say that "A witness identified yazeed as the individual he observed forcing Blanchard into a vehicle against her will, and then leaving with her in the vehicle." Investigators say that blood evidence discovered on the passenger side "Was indicative of someone suffering a life-threatening injury." At this point, yazeed is charged with first degree kidnapping. Police have not yet found the missing young woman.
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