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FBI joins search for missing VT student

From NBC12 News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NBC12) - It's been a week since Virginia Tech student, Morgan Harrington went missing and now the FBI is part of that search.   

The bureau will be able to investigate tips from around the country.   

Harrington went missing last Saturday night after a Metallica concert in Charlottesville.   

This morning the 20-year-old's parents were on the Today show.   

Her mother explained a chilliing statement their son Alex made about his sister.

"He said Morgan has a purpose in this world and Morgan is so special that whoever took her is going to keep her around for a while," said Gil Harrignton. "So please, let Morgan go, no questions asked, let her come home to us."   

Right now there is a $100 thousand reward for any information that leads to her safe return.   

If you know anything call the tip line at 434-352-3467.

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