Shark bite reported in Avon, North Carolina

Clinic: Shark attack confirmed in Avon

Female tourist bitten

By Jessica O. Swink,
Friday, 01 Jun 2012

AVON, N.C. (WAVY) – A spokeswoman for the Avon Medical Clinic confirmed a shark attack in Avon around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The clinic says the victim was a female tourist.

National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda said family members took the victim to the Avon Medical Clinic for a possible shark bite. Holda says no one called 911.

The age, sex and condition of the victim is unknown at this time.



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