16-year-old girl on boogie board bitten by shark in Florida


AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage girl has been bitten by a shark while vacationing in Florida.

Nassau County Sheriff’s officials say the 16-year-old girl was boogie boarding outside her hotel in Amelia Island on Friday morning when she was bitten. 

The Florida Times-Union reports she had bite marks on her heel and ankle.

Authorities said the girl was vacationing from South Florida.

No other details were released.

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