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Several people called 911 to report a shark in a cove in Somerset, Mass. About 50 people were watching the shark and reporting its location, but police said it wasn’t a shark. “It was Styrofoam shaped into a fin and wrapped with gray duct tape with weights holding it in place,” said a police spokesman. A prankster, the newspaper explained, was preying on people’s fears after several “actual shark sightings.” (RC/Fall River Herald News) ...Well, are they sure of that?
Original Publication Date: 19 September 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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