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May 2, 2013 12:30 PM by NBC News

Search for Jessica continues

(WOOD) Images of the minivan connected to the abduction case of Jessica Heeringa were captured on a second surveillance camera.

Heeringa, 25, vanished April 26 from the Norton Shores, Michigan Exxon Mobil where she works between her last transaction at 10:51 p.m. and 11:15 p.m., when a call was made to 911 reporting there was no clerk at the gas station.

The minivan -- possibly a Chrysler Town and Country -- was first caught on surveillance camera at the Old Homestead tavern. It was headed north on Grand Haven Road about a mile from the gas station.

The second surveillance video police released Wednesday is from the Coin Zone on Grand Haven Road just south of Airport Road. It shows the minivan (just behind a black van) continuing north on Grand Haven Road at 11:04 p.m., according to Norton Shores Police Chief Dan Shaw.

Police believe that Heeringa was abducted by whoever was in that van, but the new surveillance footage is not clear enough to provide any identifying features of the vehicle or make out who is inside.

Authorities are still looking for the driver of that minivan and released a composite sketch of the possible suspect Tuesday. He is described as a heavy-set, white man between 30 and 40 years old, and having broad shoulders, and light brown, wavy hair parted in the middle and longer on top. He may have also been wearing a bright red or orange sweatshirt.

The gas station itself does not have surveillance cameras.

Wednesday, police were looking at a third surveillance video, but have not yet released it to the media.

Heeringa is 5' 1'' and about 110 pounds. She has blonde, shoulder-length hair and blue eyes. She has wire-rimmed glasses but may not be wearing them. She may also be wearing a blue collared shirt that says Sternberg Exxon.

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