A HAMPSHIRE ferry was targeted in a laser pen attack, causing what police describe as a navigational hazard.

The blinding light was aimed at the bridge of an Isle of Wight vessel as it crossed the Solent and follows a spate of similar attacks on planes, trains and cars.

The incident, in February, is thought to be the first in the UK involving a ferry.

Reported by the Western Daily Echo. You can read the full story here. 

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