Fifth shark at­tack re­ported

Los Angeles Times - - THE NATION -

Author­i­ties say a man has been bit­ten mul­ti­ple times by a shark on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the f ifth such at­tack in the past two weeks.

Mul­ti­ple media out­lets re­port a 47- year- old man was bit­ten on the back while he was in the surf off Avon on Hat­teras Is­land.

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

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