Perth shark warning: two people injured close to shore

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THERE is a shark warning for northern metro beaches after two people suffered minor leg injuries while wading at Waterman’s Bay yesterday evening.

The incident happened about 5.20pm, with authorities issuing the alert to cover the area between Sorrento and Trigg.

The Shark Smart website reported the incidents occurred minutes apart and were reported to water police as a possible “shark interaction”.

The victims did not report species or size.

They left the beach and were treated by a doctor.

What to do

  • Adhere to beach closures advised by Local Government Rangers or Surf Life Saving WA.
  • Take additional caution in the Watermans Bay area.
  • Keep informed of the latest detection and sighting information by checking the SharkSmart website or Surf Life Saving WA’s Twitter feed.
  • If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600. All shark sighting information reported to Water Police is provided to response agencies and to the public on the SharkSmart website and Surf Life Saving WA Twitter feed.