HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Another shark sighting was reported in the waters off Long Island on Friday.

This time, it was seen off Lido Beach in Hempstead.

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It’s the ninth shark sighting so far this week, CBS2’s Dan Rice reports.

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The shark was spotted by members of the town’s newly launched Shark Patrol.

Beach-goers were told to get out of the water until officials could be sure the shark was no longer in the area.

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The Shark Patrol monitors the waters four miles out on boats and personal water crafts.