Search continues for Avonte Oquendo, missing teen with autism

The search for a missing teen with autism has not slowed down. Avonte Oquendo was seen on surveillance video leaving his Long Island City school

Avonte Oquendo was seen on surveillance video leaving his Long Island City school 16 days ago.

Avonte Oquendo was seen on surveillance video leaving his Long Island City school 16 days ago. (10/20/13)

THE BRONX - The search for a missing teen with autism has not slowed down.

Avonte Oquendo was seen on surveillance video leaving his Long Island City school 16 days ago. Since then, hundreds of tips have poured in, but there have not been any confirmed sightings of the boy.

Bronx residents are keeping the search alive by handing out fliers, posting them in stores and asking for information.

Oquendo was last seen wearing black jeans, black sneakers and a grey striped shirt. He is 5 feet 3 inches tall and about 120 pounds. So far, more than $89,000 in reward money has been raised for anyone with information that would lead to the boy.

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