Police dog’s superb tracking skills found a missing mother and baby on the edge of a ravine on his very first shift.

Max and his partner PC Peter Lloyd were on their first assignment together in August when they joined the search for the woman and her one-year-old child.

The pair had been missing for two days, and officers from Dyfed Powys Police were scouring the area where she was last seen, supported by Brecon Mountain Rescue and a National Police Air Support helicopter.

After 90 minutes of searching, Max, a two-year-old German Shepherd cross, led PC Lloyd to the edge of a steep ravine, where the woman was waving and calling for help. Mother and baby were cold and tired, but otherwise unharmed.