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Jensen Beach closes after shark bite

8:35 AM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
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JENSEN BEACH, Fla. -- A central Florida beach has been closed following reports of a shark bite.
Officials say a swimmer was bit on the lower leg or ankle Monday afternoon at Jensen Beach. The bite was minor and not considered life-threatening.
Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that lifeguards flew double red flags, meaning no swimming.
Officials say they will evaluate beach conditions later this week to determine if they'll re-open.

Associated Press

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