Subway Photo Not That of Missing Autistic Teenager

NYPD says the photographed boy is not 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo.
2:17 | 10/31/13

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Details this morning in the desperate search for missing teenager in Queens in new picture now has emerged. That could be the first image of a -- of candles and today he ran away from school of nearly four weeks ago. Eyewitness is supporter Anthony Johnson talk with a -- his family and Long Island City Anthony. And good morning -- -- mother and father leaving the scene here right outside of the school where a body disappeared from. Nearly a month ago they were here at the headquarters till about 4:30 this morning that -- very active night very busy but you could see. Volunteers are still here. At this location they've been here cents a -- has been missing but this gives them a sense of new hope and optimism let's say the photos -- the picture. Was taken by -- passenger at thirteen year old on the -- subway line. And it's turned into -- renewed sense of hope this morning photos -- of FaceBook made its way into police hands of course over the last couple of days. Person in the photo clean crop. Has on a different set of clothing that about they -- the day disappear from school about -- -- saw the photo for the first time on Wednesday. And despite the differences about today's parents were out early this morning lower Manhattan specifically in that Chinatown area searching for others on the and this morning their hopes are high. First relate reluctant but then looking at a little more that's -- best picture we've gotten so far someone that resembles -- Vontae. So. We useful to detectives they all got out on it early this morning. And now we also ran out and start disparate industries ourselves. Now you're looking at the picture we normally have seen of all Vontae sense he disappeared. Once again one month ago tomorrow they've set out. Number pictures and of course they've set out placards just about all over the city including on the subway system now the president took the picture you just saw. Actually walked over to the person that looked like a blunt and ask them. Aren't you a body did not get any response but do remember that -- Vontae is autistic. And he does not communicate verbally. That is the latest live from Long Island -- Anthony Johnson channel seven --

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