Six weeks after a 14-year-old autistic boy walked out of his school in Queens and disappeared, the city’s Department of Education is set to announce new school security measures.
Avonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last seen on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.
The picture shows a young man on a subway train who bears a striking resemblance to 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. Police confirmed it was not the missing teen.
An alert had been put out for Robert Richard, who was described as an “endangered missing child with autism.”
The NYPD has sent out officers to investigate, after a teenager snapped a photo of someone resembling the missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.
A prayer vigil was held Sunday asking for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for more than three weeks.
The family of Avonte Oquendo have issued a desperate plea to the public to keep looking for the autistic teen, more than three weeks after he vanished.
It has been nearly three weeks since anybody has seen missing Queens teenager Avonte Oquendo.
The search for the autistic 14-year-old boy intensified even more on Monday, as his mother and brother appeared on “The Couch.”
Family members and other concerned people gathered Sunday for another extensive search for Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teenage boy who has been missing since he walked out of his school in Queens more than two weeks ago.
The family of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who has been missing for more than two weeks, appealed to the public to help find the boy at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday.
Avonte Oquendo was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that the NYPD was engaging the help of officials in New Jersey and Long Island in the search for Avonte Oquendo.
Avonte Oquendo was last seen running from the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City. He was spotted on surveillance video leaving the school on Oct. 4.
An intense search continued Saturday for Avonte Oquendo, the missing autistic boy from Queens who vanished from his school more than a week earlier.