Published: Apr 15, 2014 6:00 PM EDT

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a surfer was bitten by a shark off a central Florida beach.
    
Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials say the 25-year-old Orlando man was surfing Tuesday morning off New Smyrna Beach. He was bitten near a jetty, a place popular for surfing and shark bites.
    
Officials say the surfer suffered a minor cut to the foot and did not go to the hospital.
    
The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://goo.gl/fXfZ70 ) reports that it was the third shark bite reported in Volusia County this year.
    
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Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

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