Father of missing University of Iowa student speaks out

The father of Mollie Tibbitts shares what he believes happened to his daughter after she went missing 20 days ago. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
2:07 | 08/07/18

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Or at turnout in new details in the search for that university and I was sophomore who has been missing now for twenty days the father Molly tidbits is now speaking out about what he believes happened to his daughter. It was nearly three weeks ago that twenty year old Molly tidbits disappeared after going for John can rule Brooklyn I would just east of the morning she was living with her boyfriend Dalton Jack for the summer and watching his dogs. While he was working at a construction job about a 140 miles away police do not consider him a suspect. But this morning tidbits is father says he does not believe Molly was abducted by a stranger. I do believe that. Mali is with someone. Who she knows probably someone. Who cares about her. But that that relationship was misguided misinterpreted. And went wrong. On the night Mali disappeared a neighbor said she saw a black SUV slowly circling the area. That fueled speculation that Molly's disappearance could be connected to the attempted abduction of a ten year old girl. Who initially said she was almost corps stint to a similar vehicle but this morning police are denying any connections between the cases. We've had no contact with any investigators to my knowledge. With any connection to this case. With a much of its case we don't believe there to be any connection at all. Enemy time coworkers at the day camp where Molly worked are also speaking out holding out hope for the best. In my head I hear voice the nine. Remember events that have happened and I just I want those back and I know they can come back and so I just need to keep pushing forward and eventually she will come back hope echoed by Molly's father. Really believe that. What happened to Molly wasn't someone that set out to harm. And I think because they haven't found Molly that Molly is still someplace. And that we can get her home. And award for information in the case is now approaching 300000 dollars that includes money from. More than a 140 donors including individuals and businesses.

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