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New Jersey Shark Sighting: Sand Shark Causes Panic (VIDEO)

First Posted: 08/03/10 09:28 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET

A six foot sand shark swam up to the beach at Seaside Park on Friday, terrifying screaming beachgoers, according to the Telegraph.

The shark was filmed swimming up to the beach before it righted itself and headed back out to the water. Beach patrol shutdown the area for an hour.

It was the third time in July that swimmers were ordered out of the water due to a shark sighting.

WATCH, below:

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Filed by Kate Auletta  |