Local News
8:58 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Cape Henlopen State Park Reopened for Swimming (Update)


Swimming at Cape Henlopen State park has been reopened on Tuesday -- a day after a delay caused by a teenager from Delmar who was reportedly bitten by a white shark yesterday afternoon.

State Officials said they wanted to be sure this was an isolated incident.

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials took 16 year old Andrew Vance to Beebe Medical Center where he was treated for gashes on his left forearm around 5 p.m. yesterday.

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8:31 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Shark Shows Up on Shore of Rehoboth Beach


REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - A beachgoer says he helped drag a live, 4  1/2-foot shark into the ocean after it came ashore at Rehoboth Beach.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports that Colby Beaumont used a smartphone to snap pictures of the shark on Friday. State environmental officials looked at the photos and told Beaumont that it looked like a smooth dogfish shark.

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