24-year-old reported missing returned home safely, police say

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police said a man reported missing Tuesday was home safe by the end of the night.

The Madison Police Department said 24-year-old Joseph Essie called for police to pick him up and he returned home.

Essie had last been seen at about 7:30 p.m. on Bahr Circle on Monday night.