The bite happened around 11: 30 a.m. Sunday while the child was swimming in Ocean Isle Beach, Mayor Debbie Smith said. First responders arrived on the scene and took the child to the hospital for treatment.
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The injuries are not believed to be serious.
Smith says there were no other shark sightings reported Sunday and there is no advisory for swimmers at this time.
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