Man bitten by shark off Hatteras Island

HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. -- Video shot by a bystander near the Avon Fishing Pier on Hatteras Island appears to show a man getting assistance after being attacked by a shark. The man's injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.



The Outer Banks Voice reports the 47-year-old man was bitten repeatedly on the back around 11:40 a.m.

He was flown to a hospital in Norfolk for treatment.

Red flags were raised at Avon alerting beachgoers of a shark attack.

Several children have been the victims of shark attacks along North Carolina's coast this month including a 13-year old girl and 16-year old boy who both lost limbs about 90 minutes apart at Oak Island.

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