UPPER WEST SIDE — A 72-year-old Italian tourist who disappeared from a Midtown street Wednesday has been found in a local hospital, police said.
Gaetano Scarpetta, who does not speak any English, went missing from East 47 Street and 5 Avenue at 1 p.m., according to the NYPD.
Police found Scarpetta, had been staying at the Astor on the Park Hotel at 465 Central Park West between 106th and 107th streets, at 10 a.m. Thursday.
They located him at Bellvue Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.
He did not have any preexisting conditions that may have led to his disappearance, police said.