Shelton police have located the man who was missing from Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes at the Huntington Street Café, after receiving a tip.

William Luciano, 47, was transported to the hospital for observation. He was found at the establishment in Huntington Center at about 9 a.m.

"A special thank you goes out to all the first responders who braved the elements and worked tirelessly throughout the night to locate Luciano,” the Shelton police said in a statement.

Staff at Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes had observed Luciano fleeing into the woods late Tuesday night, about 10 hours before he was found on Wednesday morning.Luciano was a patient at the facility.

A massive search had been launched to try to find Luciano.