13-year-old girl on boogie board escapes shark attack with only foot lacerations

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. -- A 13-year-old girl was bitten by a shark off the coast of North Carolina, but luckily she suffered only lacerations on her foot. Her boogie board took the brunt of the attack.

According to FOX 8, police said a shark believed to be about 4-foot bit the girl and her boogie board Thursday afternoon.

The teenager was taken to a local hospital for the injuries she suffered to her foot, police said.