Search Efforts Underway for Missing Father and Son on Meramec River

PACIFIC, Mo. (KMOX) — Search crews are looking for a man and his 16 year old son who vanished while on the Meramec River near Pacific Tuesday afternoon.

St. Louis County police say they were called to the scene at about 12:45 p.m. by a woman who says she lost sight of her husband and son about two hours before that at the river entrance.

Both are white males last seen wearing flannel shirts and blue jeans. The father has a long beard.

South County Fire has dispatched a boat to search for the men. Metro Air Unit is searching from above.

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