TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Red flags will be out Monday on beaches in Hempstead, warning of the potential for sharks in the water.
Town officials say local fishermen caught a shark on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Kreider's Hat Trick Powers Rangers To Win Over CoyotesNew York Weather: CBS2’s 1/23 Sunday Morning Forecast
Flags were then put up at Atlantic and East Atlantic beaches.
Nearby Nickerson Beach is only allowing waist-deep swimming as a precaution.MORE NEWS: Bratt Helps Devils Rally For Win Over Hurricanes
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