Autistic Man Missing, Endangered, Massive Search Underway

News
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Michael Carris
Michael Carris, 24, is missing.

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

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 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

 

Content copyright © 2021 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com.

News. Free. As It Happens. Subscribe To Our Updates.

COMMENTING INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF OUR POLICIES WHICH YOU CAN READ BY CLICKING “POLICIES” ABOVE. IP ADDRESSES ARE LOGGED. THREATS ARE REPORTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.