Authorities are searching the Mississippi River for a missing swimmer in St. Cloud.
Witnesses told police that they saw a man walk into the river about 4:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of 5th Avenue North and start to swim across to the east side of the river. They lost sight of him when he was about halfway.
The man is described as an adult white male wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt
Authorities searched by boat and with a drone Monday night, and a dive team was on scene. The St. Cloud Fire Department, Stearns County Dive Team and the Minnesota DNR are conducting the search.