Missing autistic boy Avonte Oquendo NOT found in Harlem: cops

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Missing Queens boy Avonte Oquendo, 14, was initially reported found in Harlem after he disappeared Friday according to officials, who later said he is still missing.

Oquendo, who has autism, is non-verbal and could not communicate with others, according to his mother.  Police were searching subway tunnels and local hospitals Monday night after he didn’t appear over the weekend.

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Oquendo was last seen leaving Center Boulevard School around 12:30 p.m., it is unclear why he was able to walk out of the school alone.


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