TRURO (CBS) – A shark sighting temporarily shut down Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro Tuesday.

A spotter plane saw the shark at about 11:35 a.m., the Truro Beach Office said.

Shark spotted off Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro (Image credit Atlantic White Shark Conservancy)

Authorities closed the beach for swimming for one hour.

It’s not yet known if the shark is a great white.

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