ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A surfer is recovering in the hospital after an animal, possibly a shark, bit her in the water along Atlantic Beach Saturday.
According to Comdr. Tiffany Layson with the Atlantic Beach Police Department, a female in her 20s suffered a bite to her foot around 5 p.m.
She was able to bring herself ashore, where lifeguards administered first aid.
Police report the victim was in shock when transported by paramedics to a near-by hospital.
So far, there have been no evacuations along area beaches.