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Authorities search for 5-year-old boy in Wisconsin

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OAK GROVE (AP) -

Authorities in Pierce County are searching for a 5-year-old boy who is missing.

Scott Meyer is a non-verbal autistic boy who goes by the name "Scotty." The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says it got a call shortly before noon Tuesday that the boy was missing near the town of Oak Grove.

A Minnesota State Patrol helicopter is assisting with the search.

Officials say Scotty is 3 feet tall and has blond hair. He was last seen wearing green shorts and no shirt. His hair is cut in a buzz cut.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pierce County Sheriff's Office at (715) 273-5051.

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