Missing Ecuadorean tourist reunited with family: police

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – "It's been really traumatizing," said Nancy Almache.

Almache and her family had been desperately searching for their missing family member, Geovanny Gonzalez visiting New York from Ecuador. Gonzalez went missing on Friday in Brooklyn. The family is relieved and overjoyed that he's been found in good condition. Gonzalez suffers from seizures, the family said.

According to police, on Sunday at around 12:35 a.m., someone called 911, and reported seeing Gonzalez having a seizure at 111th street and Roosevelt Avenue in Queens.

An ambulance took the missing man to NY Hospital Queens.

On Monday, authorities said, the Hospital staff recognized him from media reports.

How did Gonzalez get from Brooklyn to Queens with miles in between?

"He must have walked straight up, we don't really know how he really ended up there," said Almache.

"I just hugged him immediately, we all did, I told him how much I missed him," said Stephanie Almache.

The family said they are grateful to everyone who passed his picture along and spread the word.

Police and family say Gonzalez was in good condition on Monday.