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DCI Matt Markham and CI Kerry Blakeman are at a briefing at the scene of a police search for missing Nicola Payne.
The search is taking place on an area of cordoned off parkland off Purcell Road in Coventry by scientists using ground x-ray and metal detection equipment.
Nicola's family say they are supporting the new search for their daughter:
"It has been nearly 21 years since our daughter Nicola went missing. For many years we have suffered not knowing what has happened to her.
"Today demonstrates that there are people still providing vital and important information to the price around her disappearance.
"If there is anyone who has information that will assist the police around this new site or witnessed anything around this location back in December 1991 please make contact with the officers.
"We are appealing as a family to find Nicola and to give us the clue we deserve. We fully support West Midlands Police at this time."
Speaking about today's new searches, a spokesperson from West Midlands Police said:
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