Teen hospitalized after being bit while in ocean at Sunset Beach

File image of Sunset Beach (Photo: WWAY)

SUNSET BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Sunset Beach Fire Chief says a teen was bitten on the foot while in the ocean last Friday.

The fire chief tells WWAY he can’t confirm if it was a shark.

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The call came in just before 3 p.m. Friday near the pier.

EMS responded and a teenage girl was taken to the hospital.

The fire chief says very few details are available about what happened.