Swimmer attacked by shark, happened off the coast of Manhattan B - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Swimmer attacked by shark, happened off the coast of Manhattan Beach

Posted: Updated:
  • Arizona HeadlinesMore>>

  • County Attorney: Mesa police officer sexually assaulted detained women

    County Attorney: Mesa police officer sexually assaulted detained women

    A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a Mesa Police officer on sexual abuse and child molestation charges.Officer Justin Cherry is a thirteen year veteran of the Mesa Police Department. Accusations of his misconduct surfaced in August of 2013.
    A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a Mesa Police officer on sexual abuse and child molestation charges.Officer Justin Cherry is a thirteen year veteran of the Mesa Police Department. Accusations of his misconduct surfaced in August of 2013.
  • FOX 10 News Update

    Get a news update in 2 minutes

    Here is your news update for today, with some of our current top stories and your weather forecast!
    Here is your news update for today, with some of our current top stories and your weather forecast!

  • Who is the richest person in Arizona?

    Who is the richest person in Arizona?

    Ever wanted to know who is the richest person living in Arizona? In the country? The real-estate blog Movoto has released an interactive map that identifies the wealthiest person in the state and their net worth.
    Ever wanted to know who is the richest person living in Arizona? In the country? The real-estate blog Movoto has released an interactive map that identifies the wealthiest person in the state and their net worth.
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - It happened on one of the most popular beaches in Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach.

After an encounter with a great white shark, the victim is considering himself pretty lucky.

Video taken as a call goes out that no swimmer wants to hear. "Hey, get out of the water, shark!"

"I was staring at the shark eyeball to eyeball, it was absolutely horrific... I really thought I was seeing my last moments of life," said Steve Robles.

Robles showed off the teeth marks on his stomach and back. The seven foot long shark was hooked by fisherman on the nearby Manhattan Beach pier. It swam right towards Robles, and he fought it off.

"I used this hand to grab the nose of the shark and to try and pry it off the chest," he said.

Some witnesses claimed the fishermen were chumming for sharks; chumming is throwing out bloody bait to attract them, and it is an illegal practice at the pier. Investigators however said they found no evidence of that happening.

"We interviewed every fisherman out there to get the full story, and no one is being detained at this point," said an official.
Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices