Skooter reporting 09/10/12
A surfer has been bitten on his foot by a shark in the waters off a northeast Florida beach and is now recovering from surgery.
Andrew Birchall was surfing late Thursday morning when a shark bit his foot, The St. Augustine Record said. Birchall was helped by other surfers back to shore. The shark left behind a tooth in the wound, Birchall said.
Birchall was brought to a hospital by St. Johns County Fire Rescue paramedics where he had surgery to repair torn tendons.