A man in his twenties has been attacked by a four-metre great white shark at a popular surfing beach in Western Australia.
Emergency services were called to The Farm Surfing Spot at Bunker Bay in the state’s south-west around 2.15pm on Friday.
WA Police confirmed a helicopter was sent to the popular surfing spot and the surfer was brought to shore with injuries to his leg.
A man in his twenties was attacked by a four-metre great white shark at popular surfing spot on Bunker Bay beach (pictured) in south-west WA around 2.15pm on Friday
The man suffered injuries to his leg and was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital (pictured)
The extent of the man’s injuries are not yet known and he has been airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital.
A Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development statement said they were investigating the attack.
‘Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development are currently investigating a possible shark bite incident at Bunker Bay in the City of Busselton.
‘DPIRD is working with local authorities and further information will be provided as it becomes available.
‘Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is working with local authorities to coordinate responses,’ the statement read.
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Source: Daily Mail AU