Devon

Woman charged after Dart Princess ferry set adrift

Torbay lifeboat and Dart Princess
Image caption The Dart Princess was towed back by the Torbay lifeboat

A woman has been charged with taking a vehicle without consent after a passenger ferry in Devon was set adrift.

The 50ft Dart Princess ferry hit two boats moored in the River Dart on Saturday morning at about 03:50 BST, police said.

Both boats received minor damage. The ferry was secured by Torbay lifeboat.

The woman has been released on bail and will appear before South Devon Magistrates' Court on 27 September.

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