6 sharks spotted near Tobay Beach following sighting at Robert Moses

Six sharks were noticed swimming near Tobay Seaside Thursday afternoon subsequent an previously sighting at Robert Moses Field 3.

Two swimmers say they noticed a shark at Tobay Seaside, Oyster Bay officers say. They say the shark was found within 20 yards of the shore.

Lifeguards pulled anyone out of the h2o and closed swimming.

The Nassau County Police Division Aviation Device spotted sharks in the place and swimming was suspended for the relaxation of the working day.

Before in the day, there was a further described shark sighting at Robert Moses Subject 3.

Swimming was restricted for about a fifty percent-hour in advance of resuming.

Officials despatched up a drone and did not see a shark but observed about 9 stingrays.

The two sightings stick to two shark bites that happened Wednesday at Smith Level Seaside and Seaview Beach front on Fire Island.

Two lifeguards ended up also not too long ago attacked by sharks in the course of instruction exercises, which is what’s most concerning to some beachgoers.

“It truly is scary that they are in fact biting folks this calendar year,” claims Karen Acquilino, of Plainedge. “There is certainly normally shark sightings in the summer time, but under no circumstances anything like this summer months I you should not think.”

It can be not obvious if swimming will be permitted at Tobay Beach on Friday. The town needs a full hour with no shark sighting for swimming to resume.