WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Dive Teams Searching Mississippi River For Missing Teen

View Comments
(credit: CBS) Kate Raddatz
Kate joined the WCCO team in April of 2013, but it wasn't her fir...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Cat Outta Here! Hello Kitty Is Not A Feline?
  2. 4 Things To Know For 8/28
  3. Tim McGraw Rocks The State Fair
  4. Scientists Erase Bad Memories From Mice
  5. Koffy In The Morning: Hunter Hayes Plays Cambria Studio

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A dive team searched for hours for a teen believed to have gone missing in the Mississippi River near Lion’s Levee Park.

At 5:15 p.m. Sunday, St. Paul Park authorities were notified about a 14-year-old boy who had gone missing in the river.

The boy was at a gathering with several other kids before being reported missing. No adults were present, but were nearby, authorities say.

Twelve divers from the Washington County Dive Team searched the waters since shortly after the boy was reported missing, but have yet to find anything.

St. Paul Park Assistant Fire Chief Michael Kramer says the current in the river is over double the normal speed for this time of year, making the search more difficult.

The search was halted at nightfall and will resume Monday morning.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,812 other followers