HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A section of the ocean in Orange County has been closed after a reported sighting of a possibly six-foot shark Sunday.
Lifeguards closed access to the water along the stretch of Bolsa Chica State Beach after a surfer reported that he was knocked off his board by the shark, according to KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
The incident unfolded about 8:40 a.m. about 100 yards offshore, State Lifeguard Chief Jeff David said.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
The surfer was uninjured.
Preliminary reports indicate that the shark might have been around 6-feet in length, but it’s not clear yet what type of shark.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
Lifeguards have closed access to the water within a one-mile radius of the incident for 24 hours as a precaution.