“Scariest thing you could imagine,” Swimmer recounts terrifying shark attack

CALIFORNIA – A long-distance swimmer says he was fighting for his life after coming face-to-face with a great white shark.

The incident prompted the temporary closure of Manhattan Beach on a busy summer holiday weekend.

The swimmer was with a group of long-distance swimmers trying to help their friend.

L.A. County lifeguards says 40-year-old Steven Robles  has moderate injuries from the teeth of a six to seven-foot long juvenile great white.

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