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Police continued their search Thursday for a Maine woman who has been missing for more than a week.
Anneliese Heinig, 37, of Richmond, was last seen Nov. 26 walking along I-295 in Falmouth after leaving her car on the side of the highway.
Police said Thursday that the Maine Marine Patrol was searching the Presumpscot River in Falmouth using boats. A plane was also used during low tide. The search will continue until dark.
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Wednesday's search focused on the same area of the river between the I-295 bridge and Middle Road. The search included several boats and dive teams in the water.
"Even if it results in us ruling out where she's not, that's all important information as we continue our search to find her," Falmouth police Lt. Jeffrey Pardue said.
Multiple local and state agencies are involved in the search.
"The Maine State Police, Maine Warden Service and Maine Marine Patrol are the best of the best in the state when it comes to search and rescue operations," Pardue said.
Members of Heinig's family said they reported her missing when she did not show up for Thanksgiving, but state police reportedly discovered her abandoned car two days earlier.
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Family members said they don't know why they weren't contacted when the car was towed. The car is registered in Heinig's parents name, and there was a cellphone and other personal belongings inside.
Maine State Police did not respond when asked for clarification about what happened. Falmouth police also declined to comment on that part of the investigation.
"We were brought into the investigation this past Sunday. So, we've only been on this for approximately 36 hours," Pardue said.
Police said they plan to regroup to determine their next steps in the search. Investigators have previously said her disappearance does not seem suspicious.
Heinig has two children: a teenage daughter and a 5-year-old son.
Heinig's last Facebook post said, "I just want peace. I pray for peace and my family. I love my children, and I want the world to know."
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