Teen reportedly bit by shark at North Carolina beach


CAPE HATTERAS, NC (WWAY) — A 16-year-old boy was bitten by a shark Thursday afternoon on the Outer Banks, according to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

The National Park Service says the incident happened around 4 p.m. in the Atlantic Ocean near Ramp 25, about 2.5 miles south of Salvo.

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The teen’s family said he was about 25 feet offshore jumping over waves at a sandbar at the time.

His injuries were non life-threatening and was released from a Nags Head medical facility Thursday night.