Yesterday, swimmers were evacuated from waters off Jones Beach when a fisherman and a park police officer reported seeing something that looked like a shark. WCBS 2 went to the beach and captured some of the hysteria: "They told us there were sharks!" "There were like 10 whistles blowing!" A NY State Parks spokesman said the fisherman said he saw a "12- to 15-foot shark," while the park police officer in a patrol boat saw a fin next to the boat. Newsday spoke to some more blasé beachgoers, one said sharks are "as much afraid of us as we are of them."
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