The FBI-led investigation into the missing jogger is closing in on suspects and a source close to the investigation has exclusively told Radar they believe the person is hiding in plain sight.
The source said: “There is reason to believe the person responsible for Mollie’s disappearance attended a vigil and has continued to closely follow the case.”
The mole also insisted the abductor is also likely to have assisted members of the community in searching for the missing girl.
The source added: “There is reason to believe Mollie is still being held captive and whoever this person is, agents from the FBI and local law enforcement agencies are closing in.
“It appears that they’re primarily looking for single, divorced or widowed men who live in the surrounding counties.
“Mollie’s digital footprints, witnesses and credible leads are being rapidly pursued.”
As Radar readers know, the 20-year-old University of Iowa student vanished while out for a run on July 18 in the secluded community of Brooklyn, Iowa.
Agents from the FBI and Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have questioned neighbors, asking them to turn over any photos taken at a vigil for Mollie and other missing persons on August 1.
Mollie’s parents have previously said how they believe the person who abducted their daughter was known to her.
Her father Rob Tibbetts has previously said: “I do believe Mollie is with someone who she knows, probably someone who cares about her. But that relationship was misguided, misinterpreted and went wrong, and I think they’re in a place with Mollie and don’t know how to get themselves out of this horrible situation.
Those investigating the case have made very little information public, as they believe it could jeopardize their case.
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