Portuguese man-of-wars spotted on Emerald Isle shoreline

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — Watch your step if you’re walking on the shoreline at Emerald Isle.

Portuguese man-of-wars have been spotted along the shoreline, according to Emerald Isle police.

Police warned people not to step on or touch the man-of-wars.

The creatures have very painful stings and if you are stung, you should seek medical attention immediately.

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