Sam Kanizay was at Dendy Street Beach in Brighton where he believes he was attacked by sea lice.
He walked home, “leaving a path of blood,” and his father Jarrod and 14-year-old sister Gabby took him into the shower to wash off the blood.
The flow didn’t stop, with the blood seeping from pinprick-sized holes. He was rushed to Sandringham Hospital emergency department, where he was given painkillers and antibiotics as blood tests were run. Read the full story here ▶