Woman taken to hospital with small shark attached to her arm

Photos courtesy of City of Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (WFLA) – A woman in Boca Raton was taken to a hospital with a nurse shark attached to her arm, Boca Raton city officials said.

The 23-year-old woman got bitten at the beach near Ocean Boulevard. Boca Raton Fire crews responded to the report of the bite and found the 2-foot shark attached to the woman’s arm.

The shark was already dead. Both the woman and the shark were taken to a hospital. According to Boca Raton city officials, the woman’s condition is stable. They haven’t released any information on how the bite happened.

A beach-goer snapped the photos and shared them with the city.

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