INJURED – reported 26 December 2009 – Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Australia – wader attacked

A brief report by ABC News says a man (not named) was bitten on the back of the foot by a small shark after he stepped on it in shallow waters and it latched on to him. He kicked it off with his other foot.

The incident occurred at Avoca Beach, New South Wales central coast, Australia. The date of the incident was not reported in the 26 December 2009 report.

He was treated for minor injuries at Gosford Hospital.

No other details were reported.


ABC News

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