Police believe that the teen is heading toward the U.S. and Mexico border.

On March 31, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m. state police received reports that Keener Mendez-Estaeban ran away from the staff at Berkshire Farm Center in the town of Canaan, N.Y.

Mendez-Estaeban is described as 5' 6", 150 pounds, with black, brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt, black pants, black hat, and black sneakers while possibly traveling on State Route 22.

On April 13, 2018 State Police updated the public that  Mendez-Estaeban is believed to be in Houston, Texas heading toward the U.S. Mexico border.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mendez-Estaeban is asked to please contact the New York State Police Troop K Headquarters at (845) 677-7300.

Mendez-Estaeban is the second youth to run away from the Berkshire Farms Center within the last month. On March, 21, 2018 a 15-year old fled the center and thye are still trying to locate him.

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