Police believe foul play was involved in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard as the reward for information on her whereabouts now stands at $80,000.
Blanchard - the stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris - went missing October 24 in Auburn Alabama.
Police confirmed that evidence located in her vehicle indicates that Blanchard was harmed and could be the victim of foul play, CBS42 reported.
Evidence from her car was recovered in Montgomery on Friday and was analysed by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, the outlet reported.
Police believe foul play was involved in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard, (pictured) as the reward for information on her whereabouts now stands at $80,000
Police confirmed that evidence located in her vehicle indicates that Blanchard was harmed and could be the victim of foul play, CBS42 reported
Blanchard's car was found Friday at an apartment complex in Montgomery, Alabama, after being reported to police by a citizen at about 6.15pm. It's unclear what prompted the citizen to report the car's location.
Police said in a statement Thursday: 'Evidence from within Aniah Blanchard’s vehicle, recovered in Montgomery, was examined by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences and has now determined that she was harmed and is considered to be a victim of foul play.
'The Auburn Police Division and Montgomery Police Department are still requesting assistance from the public regarding any information on the location of Aniah and her vehicle between Wednesday, October 23, 2019, and today.'
The Auburn Police Department released a three-second clip Monday showing Blanchard walking through a convenience store on South College Street around 12.30am in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The video was recorded just before her black Honda CRV was seen driving away. It was found 50 miles away in Montgomery on Friday with significant damage to the passenger's side.
On Thursday UFC fighter Jon Jones donated $25,000 to the reward fund for information that leads to Aniah Blanchard being found.
In an Instagram post, Jones said: '@danawhite @ufc add another 25,000 to that award. The award money is now $55,000. Have someone from the office shoot me a call on where to send the money exactly. #FindAniah #Daughters #Family.'
UFC President Dana White has already pledged to offer $25,000 and $5,000 has come from an anonymous source.
Blanchard is the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris who is leading the search efforts and has been using his Instagram and Twitter accounts to ask that people contact him or call Alabama's Auburn Police Department
Both UFC fighter Jon Jones, (left), and UFC President Dana White, (right), have offered money to the reward fund seeking information on the whereabouts of Aniah Haley Blanchard
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey authorized a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in the case.
The total reward fund being offered for information now stands at $80,000, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.
Blanchard's father, Elijah Blanchard, told ABC News his daughter 'would not leave'