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The night Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts went missing, she likely left her boyfriend’s home with someone she knew.

That’s one leading theory posited by a former FBI profiler, who reviewed the previous reporting on the case at the request of Fox News.

“To have a complete stranger to come into a small town like this, someone would have come forward and mentioned that they’ve seen this person,” Mary Ellen O’Toole, a former FBI profiler and director of the forensic sciences program at George Mason University told Fox News. “She was likely not kidnapped. She either got into the car of someone she knew or had a relationship.

She continued, “If she was just kidnapped, it would be a hard feat to pull off.”

The article goes on to state the following:

O’Toole said it was also unlikely that Tibbetts ran away from home.

“She doesn’t sound like the type of girl who would run away and start a new life,” the former FBI agent said. “If she is as close to her mom and dad and others, she wouldn’t have just run off. It’s just not seen as something that happens.”

Tibbetts, 20, went missing July 18 from Brooklyn, Iowa, about 70 miles east of Des Moines. She was last seen jogging  about 7:30 p.m. in a place where, as one community watch organizer said,“not a lot of big things happen.”

Officers from the FBI, and from state and local law enforcement agencies, have joined in efforts to locate Tibbetts. A reward fund for the missing University of Iowa sophomore is now at more than $300,000, and that sum is likely to continue climbing, a spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said this week.

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