New Techniques Being Used In Search For Missing Autistic Teen From Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Search teams are leaving no stone left unturned as they hunt for a 14-year-old autistic boy from Queens who has been missing for two weeks.

More than 100 police academy recruits joined the search Friday for Avonte Oquendo, who was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

A $70,000 reward is being offered for information about his whereabouts. A Facebook page has also been set up where people can share information and coordinate volunteer search efforts.

Avonte is 5-foot-3 and weighs 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray striped shirt, black jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to

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