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Search for missing Blacksburg teen moves to ground and air

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BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) - The search for a missing Blacksburg girl continued on the ground and in the air.

A drone from Virginia Tech is aiding police with infrared technology in efforts to find 13-year-old Nicole Lovell.

Officers from seven agencies, including the FBI, are still focusing on the mile radius around Nicole's home.

She was last seen there around midnight Tuesday. Nicole's family says she has to take liver medication twice a day, and she cannot go without it.

Police say the future of the ground search will depend on where the investigation leads.

If you have any information, call the Blacksburg Police Department at 540-552-2222 or anonymously at 540-961-1819.