Beach goers trying to beat the heat on Monday, got quite the scare after several Long Island beaches were evacuated after a shark sighting. The Town of Hempstead, tweeted on July 27, 2020 that a lifeguard had spotted a shark close to shore at Lido Beach West. Swimming was prohibited at Civic Beach, Lido Beach, Lido West Beach, Town Park Point Lookout and Town Park at Sands. Two more shark sightings were reported on Monday at Town of Hempstead beaches. Swimmers were eventually allowed to go back into the water, only knee high. No one was injured.
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