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HAMPTON, Iowa - No one has seen or heard from Ethan Kazmerzak since he went missing around midnight on Setpember 15th.
Police say there has to be somebody our there who knows something.
That’s why law enforcement officials as well as family members of the 22-year old are asking for the public's help in finding Ethan.
Even though it's been over a month, the town of Hampton hasn't forgotten about their missing neighbor Ethan Kazmerzak.
"We don't want anybody to lose hope, especially the family because I think there has to be an answer and I'm confidant we'll have an answer,” explains Hampton Mayor, Shawn Dietz.
But so far... there hasn't been an answer.
The 22-year old went missing on September 15th and police know as little today as they did over a month ago.
"It's almost like he disappeared. We don't have any clues as to where he might have happened to him at this point,” says Hampton Police Chief, Robert Schaefer.
Law enforcement and emergency response teams spent weeks searching for the missing man with no results. Chief Schaefer says it's unusual because it's not just a man missing but a vehicle, he says they've gotten a few tip calls but nothing that has turned up any clues.
"We have searched the pond from where he was last seen with no results of anything there, we also have done airplane search of the area plus an expanded area,” adds Chief Schaefer.
They’ve also searched on 4-wheelers along gravel roads looking in ditches and under bridges.
At this point they're turning to the public for their help in finding Kazmerak.
"It's important that people are aware what his vehicle looks like and what that license plate number is and just to get Ethan's face out there and hopefully you never know when he might pop up,” says Dietz.
Community members posted yellow ribbons like this one along roads in Hampton in hopes that it would be a reminder to those who see it, that Ethan is still missing.
"We continue to think about him, we continue to think about his family, pray for his family and his safe return,” Dietz continued.
"We need to find Ethan,” adds Chief Schaefer.
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