Girl bitten by shark while swimming
A young girl had leg bitten by a shark while swimming of the coast of North Carolina .
The incident happened off the coast of Bald Head Island on Sunday morning.
The girl's father brought her to shore on a surfboard and a witness called the emergency services.
She was rushed to hospital but the wound was not life-threatening.
The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office said it is believed she was bitten by a juvenile shark.