16-year-old girl on boogie board bitten by shark in Florida


Authorities say a teenage girl has been bitten by a shark while vacationing in Florida.

Nassau County Sheriff's officials say the 16-year-old girl was boogie boarding outside her hotel in Amelia Island on Friday morning when she was bitten. The Florida Times-Union reports she had bite marks on her heel and ankle. Authorities said the girl was vacationing from South Florida.

No other details were released.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.