Wagner Police and Charles Mix County officials are searching for a white van after an attempted child abduction around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
They believe the suspect is driving a White Dodge Cargo Van with a possible Iowa license plate of EIT861.
The suspect is described as an older white man with short blonde hair and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt.
As of midnight officials had completed searching within the town. The search continues overnight in neighboring communities including Lake Andes.
Police say if you see the vehicle to contact police immediately.
This is a developing story.