Orange County beach closed, later reopened due to shark sighting

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Surfside Beach in Seal Beach was closed Saturday after a shark was spotted in the ocean water, according to officials.

The Seal Beach Police Department said in a post to social media just before 6 p.m. Saturday that an investigation was underway after the sighting.

Seal Beach residents told KTLA’s Annie Rose Ramos that the situation began around 4 p.m. on Saturday as lifeguards frantically evacuated the waters.

According to authorities, the beach was reopened by 8 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported.

No additional details were immediately made available.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.