The latest on the desperate search for missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts

The FBI has joined the search for 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts.
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The search for a missing 20-year-old college student is dominating headlines in Iowa, and is going national.

Mollie Tibbetts was last seen on July 18 near her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, about an hour east of Des Moines.

She had been dropped off by her brother at her boyfriend's house, as she was going to dog-sit for him while he was out of town working.

She was last spotted jogging in the area that evening, wearing gym shorts, a black sports bra and running shoes, according to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office.

Her boyfriend, who has been ruled out as a suspect, was one of the first to raise the alarm that she was missing, after she failed to show for work and he'd noticed messages he'd sent her had gone unread.

The search for her has increasingly intensified, to the point that the FBI joined it earlier this week, dedicating 15 agents to the search.

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KCRG in Iowa is reporting that abduction is one of the possibilities being explored by authorities.

The most recent updates to the investigation has seen investigators issued search warrants for Tibbetts' Fitbit, as well as her social media accounts, as they try and track down her last location.

On Thursday, law enforcement searched a pig farm about 15 miles east of Brooklyn after receiving a tip, but found no sign of her, CBS News reports.

Her family has set up a Facebook page to provide updates and share information about the search.

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