MANHATTAN BEACH (CBSLA.com) — At least one shark was spotted in the South Bay Tuesday, officials said.
Swimmers were cleared from the water off Manhattan Beach Tuesday evening after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol helicopter spotted a shark near shore, KNX 1070′s Jon Baird reported.
Manhattan Beach police also received a call from someone reporting that they had seen three sharks.
A lifeguard boat patrolling the waters spotted a four-foot shark, but officials were not able to determine what kind.
County lifeguards downplayed the incident, Baird reported.