The search for a nine-year-old has come to a successful end.

According to the Winkler Police Service, the missing boy has been found safe after an extensive search that included assistance from the Morden Police Service, Winkler Fire Department and Pembina Triangle Search and Rescue. No other details are known at this time. 

Authorities say the boy walked away from his home Tuesday evening in Winkler and was last been seen about an hour after leaving in a local store.

The Winkler Police Service thanks all those who helped spread the word on social media, searched the community and called in tips.