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Live blacktip shark found in Florida swimming pool

By Daniel Uria
Live blacktip shark found in Florida swimming pool
A five-foot blacktip shark was discovered in the pool of the Mariner's Cay condominium in Lake Worth Fla. Florida Fish and Wildlife how the shark wound up in the pool. Photo by antos777/Shutterstock

LAKE WORTH , Fla., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A condominium resident in Florida was met with a shock when she discovered a live shark in the building's pool.

The five-foot black tip shark was found in the Mariner's Cay condominium pool in Lake Worth and removed by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers according to a Sun-Sentinel report.

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The woman also reported seeing two men running from the scene at the time of her discovery and an FWC officer contacted management after noticing surveillance camera's in the area.

"This incident is the focus of an ongoing and active investigation," FWC spokesperson Rob Klepper told Patch.

The shark was released into the Intracoastal Waterway after being removed from the pool.

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