SHARK ATTACK ON MID NORTH COAST

BREAKING NEWS

UPDATE | Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man could not be resuscitated and passed away at the scene.

EARLIER | A man has been bitten by a shark on the Mid North Coast.

Emergency services were called to reports of a shark attack at Nine Mile Beach, Tuncurry, at around 11:10.

The man believed to be in his 40s has suffered a bite wound to his right thigh and is in a serious condition.

Paramedics are treating the man, with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter headed to the scene.

We’ll have more details in NBN News at 6.