Shark Sightings Close Westport’s Horseneck Beach

For the second time this week, a shark sighting off of Westport, Massachusett's Horseneck Beach has closed to the beach to swimmers.

The second sighting was reported Wednesday around 1pm, and the beach remained closed for the rest of the day. This, after Monday's sighting closed the beach for an hour.

Now, state and local officials will be in the area on Thursday, and may be flying over the area in an effort to spot the shark, to better assess the situation. 

ABC6's Erin Logan has the update from Wednesday's sighting. Also included is reporter Malini Basu's report from Monday.