BROOKLYN — A 14-year-old girl went missing on her way to school in Brooklyn last week, police said.
Kinete Lewis was last seen leaving her East Flatbush home about 8:15 a.m. Oct. 8, the NYPD said. She was on her way to Lillian Rashkis High School at 355 37th St. in Sunset Park.
Lewis is 5-foot-3 and weighs 140 pounds, police said.
She went missing just a couple days after 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo disappeared after leaving his school in Long Island City. Oquendo, who is 5-foot-3 and weighs 125 pounds, is autistic and does not speak.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES), then entering TIP577.