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Fears For Missing Mollie Tibbetts: Cops Says Someone May Have ‘Caused Her Harm’

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Aug. 13 2018, Published 10:13 p.m. ET

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Investigators on Monday announced that they interviewed hundreds of people, scoured through acreages, farms, barns and ponds in hopes of finding Mollie Tibbetts who vanished nearly four weeks ago in Brooklyn, Iowa.

“It is possible that Mollie came into contact with someone who has caused her harm,” Assistant DCI Director Mitch Mortvedt said during a press conference. “This person may not necessarily be a member of our community but likely has some familiarity with the area.”

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As RadarOnline.com readers know, the 20-year-old University of Iowa student vanished while on a jog in the secluded community on July 18.

“We’re looking at all options, all possibilities. We feel really good about the timeline,” police said, hinting that they may be closing in on the immoral miscreant behind Mollie’s disappearance.

Police confirmed Monday that approximately 1,500 tipsters came forward since her disappearance. “We conducted 500 plus interviews thus far,” Rick Rahn, special agent in charge at the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said.

“We haven’t lost hope – we continue to strive to bring her back home, safely.” Rahn continued. “We feel confident that it will ultimately lead to finding Mollie.”

Authorities launched the website www.FindingMollie.iowa.gov Monday to allow members of the community to assist investigators as they continue vigorously searching for Mollie.

Cops are urging the public to report information about anyone who has recently demonstrated odd behaviors. “Individuals who commit violent crimes often display behavior that is recognized by those whom they live, work, attend school or are in otherwise close relationships with,” Mortvedt said.

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The behavior includes change in normal routine, inability to get in contact with someone following Mollie’s disappearance or anybody intensely engaged in the status of the investigation.

Mollie’s brother previously told RadarOnline.com that he’s convinced the missing University of Iowa student is doing everything in her power to break free from the fiend holding her hostage.

“We know how strong she is and how she never gives up in anything she does. I’m sure she’s fighting like hell to get back,” Scott Tibbetts told RadarOnline.com.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police tip lines at (800) 452-1111 or (515) 223-1400. The sheriff said the public can also send tips via email to tips@poweshiekcosheriff.com.

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