Shark bites surfer near Lake Worth Beach

A surfer was bitten by a shark Saturday afternoon near Lake Worth Beach.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto said first responders were called shortly before 2 p.m. and found the surfer already out of the water with a lifeguard.

Borroto said the man had a bite on an upper extremity. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

No other details were immediately released.

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