Man arrested, accused of sexual assault on ferry

Suspect expected in court Tuesday
Mass Bus Arrest

FALMOUTH, MA (WLNE) – A man is in custody after being accused of sexual assault on-board a Steamship Authority Ferry.

The ship was docked at Woods Hole, and by the time troopers responded to the scene they say the suspect had taken off. An alert was issued for the suspect, and a state trooper later stopped a vehicle on Route 28.

Police are not identifying that suspect at the moment. He is expected in court later today.

State Police are continuing the investigation into the incident.


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