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Shark sightings prompt public warnings at Scripps beach


Last updated 10/2/2020 at 1:44pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Several shark sightings prompted lifeguards Friday, Oct. 2 to warn visitors to Scripps Beach to be vigilant when venturing into the ocean in the area.

Two surfers reported seeing a roughly 6-foot shark near the surf line at the beach north of La Jolla over the late morning, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Neither described it as aggressive.

As precautions, lifeguards made public address announcements regarding the sightings, added extra patrols a roughly one-mile perimeter in the area and posted warning signs along the beach, SDFRD spokeswoman Moni...

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