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NH beach evacuated after reported shark sighting


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RYE, N.H. ( -- Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye, N.H. was evacuated Tuesday after a reported shark sighting.

Swimmers were asked to get out of the water as a precaution. They were allowed to go back in by 3:30 p.m.

The Coast Guard assisted local crews in searching the waters off Rye after the report. They did not find any sharks during the search.