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Jensen Beach closes after shark bite

Staff
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 07:57 PM

JENSEN BEACH — Officials say a swimmer was bitten on the lower leg or ankle this afternoon at Jensen Beach, which was then closed. 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.

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