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A man has been rescued after a shark attacked his child in Florida.

The boy was in a pool at the Clearwater Beach Hotel in Florida when the shark attacked on Friday, local authorities said.

The man jumped in to save the child, but the attack took place at about 1:30pm local time.

The incident happened at the hotel.

The child was treated at a local hospital for injuries to his hands and feet.

The hotel said it was not yet clear if the child was the victim of a shark attack.

More to follow.