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Queens Teen Still Missing, Despite Earlier Reports

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Despite earlier reports, authorities say a teenager who disappeared from a Queens school four days is still missing.

Avonte Oquendo, 14, was seen on surveillance walking out of his school in Long Island City.

Family members say Avonte has autism and does not speak well enough to ask for assistance.

He is described as being 5'3" tall and weighing around 125 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a gray striped shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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