Teen mistaken for missing autistic boy Avonte Oquendo in East New York

The missing 14-year-old is non-verbal, and hasn?t been

The missing 14-year-old is non-verbal, and hasn’t been seen in more than four weeks. (November 7, 2013 10:30 AM)

Police mobilized in East New York Wednesday for a false alarm in the search for missing autistic boy Avonte Oquendo.

Sources on the scene say that a teenage look-alike was mistaken for the 14-year-old, who is non-verbal and hasn't been seen since leaving his Queens school more than four weeks ago.

A photo had also surfaced last week of another boy resembling Oquendo riding the subway,...

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