ROCKPORT, Mass. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 2-year-old girl who went missing while her family was visiting a Rockport beach.
The state police are continuing the search Friday for Caleigh Anne Harrison .
Police say Caleigh, three months shy of her third birthday, was last seen around noon Thursday with her mother, 4-year-old sister and their dog on Long Beach. The family is from Gloucester.
Police say the mother went to retrieve a ball that bounced over a wall and when she returned two minutes later, Caleigh was gone.
Authorities say it's not clear what happened to the girl.
The Coast Guard said it used four boats and a helicopter to search 248 square miles of water before suspending its search at about 11:30 a.m. Friday.
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