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Missing Jogger's Brother Says Family Has Exhausted Search: 'We're Tired & Confused'

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Jul. 23 2018, Published 9:30 p.m. ET

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A University of Iowa student was at the peak of her life when she suddenly vanished without a trace Wednesday night while out on a jog, and now her family reveals to exclusively they've exhausted their search to find her.

20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts was dog sitting with her boyfriend in her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa when she reportedly decided to go for a run around 10 p.m. on July 18.

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But that would be the last time anyone would see or hear from her since.

"There’s a couple routes, but Brooklyn is small enough that we were able to search just about all of it," her brother Jake Tibbetts explained to

According to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office, police are still investigating all possible suspects, including her boyfriend Dalton Jack , who was last seen with her.

"Everybody is being taken into consideration during this investigation," a spokesperson for the sheriffs office said.

Mollie's boyfriend spoke to ABC News where he revealed that she had sent him a Snapchat photo the night she disappeared.

"She might have a FitBit on and she might have her cellphone, but obviously we’ve tried just calling her but it’s either off or dead or it would go straight to voicemail,” Dalton explained.

While her family remains hopeful, Jake admits they are barely getting by.

"We're doing okay," Jake hesitantly said before adding that they were "just tired and confused."

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"We don't know anything yet, but will find her," he insisted.

Mollie, who was last seen wearing running shorts, a black sports bra and running shoes had hundreds of volunteers searching for her through cornfields, barns, and roads — but she still remains missing.

Alyssa King – who went to high school with Mollie — says she too is confused and has no idea who would do something like this.

"I have no idea who could or would have done this to her," King admitted. "If someone has taken her, not a single person from the community stands out in my mind. There are absolutely no clues or evidence left behind to give any idea as to what really happened to her."

The investigation is ongoing.

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