Man slept on Rome baggage belt for 160ft before being identified
on 09/08/2012 15:17:17
The 36-year-old, who's not been named, arrived at Italy's busiest airport at the end of last month with a backpack and a can of beer in his hand.
The tourist appeared to have fallen asleep on the belt and travelled for 15 minutes before officials spotted his body curled up in a foetal position on their monitors.
Police officers, who were concerned about his exposure to X-rays, took him to hospital before reporting him to prosecutors for causing alarm.
Their inquiries are continuing.