NYC marathon runner who vanished after race found safe: NYPD

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NYC Marathon Runner Who Vanished After Crossing Finish Line Found

CENTRAL PARK (WPIX) -- A marathon runner from Italy who disappeared after he crossed the finish line in Central Park has been found safe, police said Tuesday.

Gianclaudio Marengo, 30, was last seen about 3 p.m. Sunday at the end of the 26.2-mile race.

Visiting the city from Italy, Marengo was reported missing after he never returned to the Sleep Inn Hotel in Queens, police said.

This undated photo provided by the New York Police Department shows Gianclaudio Marengo. The NYPD is asking for the public's help in locating Marengo, an Italian man who speaks only Italian and is mentally challenged, who ran in the New York City Marathon. Police said Marengo was last seen at the finish line in Central Park at around 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. (Courtesy of New York Police Department via AP)

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Mary Keitany (R) of Kenya runs alongside third place Tigist Tufa (L) of Ethiopia after the Pro Women's division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
Residents watch from their apartments as runners pass by in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York.Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Marathon fans cheer for the runners in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Marathon fans cheer for the runners in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton (L) and Filmmaker and Grand Marshal of the New York City Marathon Spike Lee hold up the finish ribbon for the Pro Men's division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
Men's elite runners run up First Aveue in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Women's wheelchair division participants Tatyana McFadden United States (C) Manuela Schar Switzerland (L)Sandra Graf of Switzerland after finishing theTCS New York City Marathon in New York November 1, 2015. McFadden shattered the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair course record finishing in 1 hour, 43 minutes, 4 seconds. Schar finished second with Graf placing third. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NYPD Commisioner William J. Bratton and Director Spike Lee Men's look on as 1st place winner Stanley Biwott from Keyna crosses the finish line at the TCS New York City Marathon in New York November 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Sara Moreira of Portugal crosses the finish line in 4th place in the Pro Women's division at TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper and Timepiece of 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
Men's elite runners race in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Yuki Kawauchi of Japan falls to the ground after he crossed the finish line during the TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Women's winner Mary Keitany of Kenya and men's winner Stanley Biwott of Kenya pose with their medals after the TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Geoffery Kamworor of Kenya runs around Clare Geraghty of Australia late in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kamworor, the world cross country champion and world silver medallist in the 10,000 meters, finished second with a time of 2:10:48 AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Men's elite runners race in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon November 1, 2015 in New York. Kenyan Stanley Biwott won the New York Marathon on Sunday, capturing his first major marathon victory in 2hr 10min 34sec. Biwott, 29, broke away from his rivals in a leading quartet in the final two miles in Central Park to finish ahead of fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, with Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa third. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya crosses the finish line in 2nd place in the Pro Men's division during the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon in Central Park on November 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Christelle Daunay from France and Sara Moreira from Portugal after finishing the TCS New York City Marathon in New York November 1, 2015. Moreira placed fourth and Daunay fifth. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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