Autistic Man Missing, Endangered, Massive Search Underway

Michael Carris

Michael Carris, 24, is missing.

Update: 10:08p — Carris has been found and is safe.

BOYNTON BEACH, FL ( — A Boynton Beach man is missing and the subject of a massive search underway throughout Palm Beach County this evening.

From Boynton Beach Police minutes ago:

Boynton Beach Police need the public’s help locating a missing and endangered 24-year-old man.

Michael Carris has severe autism and is drawn to water and people’s homes.

He was last seen around 6:50 p.m. at the corner of Northwest 1st Avenue and Northwest 7th Street.

He is about 5-foot-5 and 180 pounds with black short hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black shorts and sandals.

Police are scouring the area looking for Carris. We have also issued a reverse 911. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Eagle is in the air and their bloodhound K9 is on the way.

Anyone who sees Carris is urged to call 561-732-8116 or their local law enforcement agency


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