Man bitten by shark in Dawesville

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A MAN has been bitten on the leg by a shark in Dawesville this morning.

Police were advised that a man was at Pyramids Beach at about 8.50am when he was bitten.

It is reported that the man aged in his 20s was sitting on rocks with his legs in the water when he felt something grab his leg. He kicked out and broke free before running to seek assistance.

The man is currently being attended to by St John Ambulance where it is believed the injuries are not life threatening.

Pyramids Beach has been closed for the next 24 hours.