Woman taken by shark at Tathra

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a woman was taken by a shark on the state’s Far South Coast today (Thursday 3 April 2014).

About 8.20am, a local woman in her sixties was swimming with a group of people between Tathra Wharf and Tathra Beach.

It would appear the woman had turned back and was swimming on her own.

Witnesses have told police the woman was taken by a shark.

Emergency services are at the beach and a search is underway.

Local surf lifesaving person, Westpac Lifesaver and Water Police are involved in the search.

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