Surfer attacked by shark at Bulls Paddock
A surfer has been attacked by a shark at Bulls Paddock, south of Forster on the Mid North Coast. Col Rowlands, a Forster local, was attacked at approximately 9am and rescued by other surfers in the water.
The rescuers got Rowlands to shore where they called emergency services who airlifted him to Newcastle.
Eyewitnesses report most of Rowland's injuries are on his feet. His condition isn't considered life threatening.
Forster and Pacific Palms has seen a spate of shark sightings in recent weeks though this is the first reported attack.
We'll have more news as it arrives.