Residents of a Massachusetts coastal community are being made aware of a shark sighting in the area.
Police in Manchester-by-the-Sea said a large shark was spotted Wednesday near House Island.
Authorities said that residents can swim in the area, but should do so with caution.
There were no additional sightings, police said.
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Anyone who sees a shark in the area is asked to call the harbormaster at 978-526-7832.