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13-year-old Palm Bay boy found after reported missing, police say

Matthew Simmons last seen Monday near Columbia Elementary

Matthew Simmons, 13, was reported missing Monday morning, Palm Bay police said.
Matthew Simmons, 13, was reported missing Monday morning, Palm Bay police said. (Palm Bay Police Department)

PALM BAY, Fla. – A 13-year-old Palm Bay boy returned home safe after he was reported missing early Monday morning, according to police.

Matthew Simmon’s mother told police he came home around noon. Officers confirmed he was safe.

Palm Bay authorities had been searching for Matthew since he was reported missing early Monday morning.

He was last seen around 2:30 a.m. near Columbia Elementary on Waco Boulevard Southeast.