PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (BCN) — A shark interacted with a surfer in the Monterey County city of Pacific Grove on Monday, police there said.

At approximately 5:17 p.m., a surfer off Otter Point encountered a shark approximately 100 yards from the shore. The shark grazed and bumped the board, throwing the surfer off of it. The surfer paddled to shore uninjured, police said.

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The board is being tested to potentially determine the shark species. Signs will be posted to notify the area of the shark encounter and the access to the coast will remain open as per California State Park protocols.

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