Search for Teen Missing in American River Resumes

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FOLSOM -- Crews searched for a teen boy after he went missing while swimming in the American River on Monday night.

The boy, who is said to be 14 years old, jumped into the water in the Rock Beach area of the American River in Folsom. He went missing about 8 p.m.

A 17-year-old boy claiming to be a friend of the teen said he tried to save his friend but was unable to hold on for very long

Crews from the Folsom Police Department, Folsom Fire Department and DART were on scene searching for the boy.

Crews called off the search about 10:30 p.m. Search efforts resumed around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning as divers checked the water.

Stay with FOX40 and for updates on this developing story.