6- to 7-foot sharks sighted near New Jersey beach; swimmers ordered out of water

DEAL, New Jersey (WABC) -- Swimmers were ordered out of the ocean at a New Jersey beach after officials believe they spotted two sharks.

Deal police say the two 6- to 7-foot sharks were sighted about 100 yards off the Deal Casino Thursday morning.

Swimmers were allowed back in the surf around 12:45 p.m. because there were no sightings within the hour.

Police later posted an update on their Facebook page, saying the the sharks were last seen headed north toward Long Branch following a school of dolphins.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. null
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