Shark spotted at Indian River Inlet in Delaware

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Shark spotted in Delaware. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on May 10, 2017. (WPVI)

A shark was spotted at the Indian River Inlet this week in Delaware.

A crew from the Delaware Center for Inland Bays spotted the Thresher Shark yesterday afternoon.

A spokesperson there says it is unusual but not unheard of for that type of shark to be that close to shore.

Officials believe the shark may have followed a school of fish into the area.

It was eventually led back into the ocean.

Thresher sharks are not considered dangerous to humans due their timid nature and small teeth.

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