The search for a missing child in Douglas County came to a happy conclusion yesterday afternoon. A 5-year-old boy walked away from his grandmother’s home in Melby. The child was reported to be non-verbal and autistic. With assistance from the Evansville Fire Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K9 a ground search was conducted in the area surrounding the complainant’s home. At 6:45 pm the child was located walking along a gravel road approximately 1 mile from the home. The child was reunited with family. Also assisting on scene was Ashby Ambulance service.