Shark spotted in shallow water near village of Quogue

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QUOGUE -

There was a scare for swimmers who were trying to escape the heat Saturday morning.

A shark was spotted in shallow waters near the village of Quogue. Officials say the 10-12 foot shark was seen near Penniman Creek.

In a separate incident, people were forced out of the water at Field 1 on Jones Beach this morning after reports of a shark sighting. The field was closed for about an hour.

It is still unclear if a shark was spotted at Jones Beach.

 
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