Man missing after jumping into Missouri River

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ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR)- A 25-year-old man is missing after jumping into the Missouri River in St. Charles. He and his friends were at Frontier Park when authorities say the man stripped down to his shorts and jumped in the river around 12:45 a.m. He jumped from a barge by a boat house.

His friends called police when they saw him in distress and disappear under the water.

Emergency crews were called in but could not find him. Police used boats and a helicopter to look for him but suspended the search around 2 a.m.

The man's name has not been released.