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UFC heavyweight's stepdaughter reported missing out of Auburn

Her vehicle was found abandoned and damaged.

AUBURN, Ala — The stepdaughter of Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Walt Harris has been reported missing out of Auburn, Alabama.

Nineteen-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard was reported missing last week. City police announced Saturday that they had found the teen's car abandoned and damaged at Montgomery apartment complex. Police said the vehicle wasn't damaged before Blanchard's disappearance.

Police Chief Paul Register on Friday said the car had been spotted just after midnight Thursday near Auburn. 

RELATED: Police: Auburn teen still missing after vehicle found damaged

Police previously have said foul play didn't appear to be a factor in Blanchard's disappearance.

Police say she was last seen Wednesday night. Her mother, Angela Haley-Harris, told WBRC-TV that Blanchard was with someone when last contacted by phone that night. That person's connection to Blanchard is unclear.

Harris has posted pleas for help on Twitter and Instagram.

Aniah is described as a light-complexioned black female, 5’-6” , 125 lbs., brown eyes and brown hair and was last seen wearing a black dress, tan duck boots with black stockings. Her vehicle is a black 2017 Honda CR-V with Alabama tag #49BS356.  

Anyone with information regarding Aniah or with information regarding the whereabouts of her vehicle between the 23rd and the 25th or witnessed an accident or other collision involving this vehicle is urged to contact the Auburn Police Division Detective Section at 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391.


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