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Authorities plan to continue a search in the Wisconsin River Wednesday morning after a child went missing Tuesday night.

Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said the Sauk County Dive Team was assisting in a search for a missing child who had gone underwater near River Road north of Wisconsin Dells around 6 p.m. 

The child was not rescued, and a search effort was called off around 10 p.m. and is expected to resume early Wednesday.

Meister said he did not yet know the age or gender of the victim.

The Wisconsin Dells Police Department, Adams County Sheriff's Office, Sauk County dive team and the Dells and Lake Delton EMS responded.

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Portage Daily Register public safety reporter

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