MIDTOWN — A mentally ill tourist who went missing earlier this week was found in good condition Thursday afternoon, police said.
Ayako Hashimoto, 29, was last seen in front of the Milford Plaza Hotel at 700 Eighth Ave. early Tuesday morning. Hashimoto doesn't speak English and is schizophrenic.
The Midtown South Detective Squad found Hashimoto on Fifth Avenue at East 63rd Street, along Central Park, at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, police said.
Anyone with information about this missing person is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.