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UPDATE: Madison Police search for missing 3-year-old boy

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police officials are currently staging a search operation on Gammon Road for a missing three year-old boy.

A Madison Police official told 27 News the child was last seen over an hour ago. The official said the child is in a child care program at Lutheran Church of the Living Christ, at 110 N. Gammon.

Police officials say the boy's name is Eli. He has blonde hair and was last seen wearing a blue top and tan pants.

Canine units have arrived at the search scene.

Church family ministry coordinate Michelle Amick said the boy was among toddlers and infants who were here for a play group. Amick said church parents weekly meet at the facility to allow their children to play and socialize.

Church staff member German Castelannof said Eli was last seen around 10:30 this morning.

Castelannof said Eli's father was at the church repairing equipment. Castelannof says church members searched rooms and other spaces on the property, but could not find the boy.

Authorities are considering using an area-wide reverse 911 call, to alert the immediate community of the boy's disappearance.

On the busy road near the church, police officials have set up a digital sign displaying information on the lost boy.

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MADISON (WKOW) --- Madison Police say they have been called to the area of Gammon Road and Old Sauk for a report of a missing 3-year-old. 

Police are staging a search at the Lutheran Church of the Living Christ on Gammon Road.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will update you on this story here on WKOWTV.com

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