The parents of an 18-year-old woman who went missing exactly 21 years ago are desperate for information that could help find their daughter.
The father of missing teenager Nicola Payne has been speaking of his sadness and disappointment that the search has ended, finding nothing
Police have finished the searches of parkland off Purcell Road and also at an address in Miles Meadow.
Police investigating the disappearance of a teenage girl 21 years ago have been searching parkland in Coventry.
Nicola Payne was 18 when she went missing as she walked home from her parents. As Charlotte Grant reports.
DCI Matt Markham, West Midlands Police
West Midlands Police have appealed directly to anyone responsible for Nicola Payne's disappearance 21 years to come forward and help with the investigation.
It follows the search of parkland in Coventry after new information emerged. The search of Purcell Road began this morning with scientists from the Home Office using ground x-ray and metal detection equipment.
Nicola was 18 when she went missing from the Wood End area of the city in 1991. Nicola has not been seen since.
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A renewed effort is being made to try and find out what happened to Nicola Payne, a teenage mother who disappeared in Coventry more than twenty years ago.
She went missing while walking to her parents house in December 1991.
Today's investigations started early this morning in parkland in the Bell Green area of Coventry.
We wish to bring closure to Nicola’s family before the 21st Anniversary of her disappearance this December.
Police investigating the disappearance of Nicola Payne 21-years ago say they are continuing to support her family.
Today police started a new search for her Coventry.
The mother of one went missing on her way home from her parents house in 1991.
We believe someone holds the information that is key to understanding what happened to Nicola.
Police investigating the disappearance of a young Coventry mum 21 years ago are continuing to search parkland following new information about the case.
West Midlands Police said a number of specialist teams are scouring an area of cordoned-off parkland off Purcell Road in Coventry in connection with the disappearance of Nicola Payne in 1991. Her son Owen was six months old at the time.
The 18-year-old left her boyfriend's home to walk to her parents house nearby, but she never arrived.
Searches, which include the use of ground x-ray equipment, are expected to last several days