INDEPENDENCE, Wis.-- The Independence Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted on child sexual assault charges.

Police are looking for 26 year old Patrick Bautch.  The Trempealeau Co. District Attorney's Office has issued an arrest warrant for Bautch on two counts of first degree sexual assault of a child and one count of attempted first degree sexual assault of a child.

Bautch is approximately 5'6", 150 lbs.  He also has a tattoo on his neck that says "Patrick."

Bautch may be in the Neillsville or Wausau area.

Anyone with information about Bautch should call the Trempealeau Co. Sheriff's Department (715) 538-4351 or the Independence Police Department at (715) 985-3055.