Possible shark sighting in Westport shuts down Horseneck Beach
WESTPORT, Mass. (WLNE) — A possible shark sighting shut down swimming at beaches in Westport Wednesday.
According to Westport police, a lifeguard reported a possible shark sighting at Horseneck Beach Wednesday morning.
As a precaution, swimming was closed state and town beaches in town for the remainder of the day.
Officials said Massachusetts State Police did conduct a flyer over of Westport’s shoreline and no reported not seeing any sharks.
Officials will evaluate to determine if swimming will resume Thursday.