Nick Arthur a 16-year-old boy, has survived a shark attack along the coast of North Carolina. His father had repeatedly punched and kicked the animal as it was biting his son.
Nick was swimming about 25 feet from the beach shore at Cape Hatteras on Thursday when a shark grabbed his thigh, his father Tim Arthur, heard his son’s cry and swam to where the boy was. The family, had revealed the horrifying incident in an interview with FOX8.
According to Nick, he didn’t know what it was grabbing his leg as the water was filled with blood and sand.
After he got out of the water Nick was rushed to the hospital where doctors used 17 stitches to repair the wounds on his leg and hands. According to his father they had counted more than 40 teeth marks.