Man bitten by 'toothy sea creature’ while surfing at Melbourne Beach, firefighters say

Man bitten by 'toothy sea creature’ while surfing at Melbourne Beach, firefighters say

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MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. — A man was bitten by a “toothy sea creature” while he was surfing at Melbourne Beach, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

The incident happened Tuesday near 7400 A1A at South Melbourne Beach, firefighters said.

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Firefighters said the man’s arm was bleeding significantly.

He was taken to a hospital.

It is not known if the sea creature was a shark.

No other details were available.

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