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13-foot shark caught at North Carolina coast

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NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. — A large shark, estimated to be about 13 feet long, was caught off North Topsail Beach on Wednesday.

Laura Harrell, of North Topsail Beach, shared video of the catch with WCTI. She said the shark was caught at about 8 p.m.

Bystanders told WCTI the shark was released back into the ocean.