Digital copy of Exhibit 2: Witness statement given by Witness 23 to the States of Jersey Police in March 1989 providing an account of their experiences of sexual abuse during the time that they were under the care of the States of Jersey at 108, Clos des Sables. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 23's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 25 July 2014 [C/D/AW1/B3/4/WS000011].

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March 21st 1989 - March 21st 1989

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Relates to Witness 23's first statement to J A Ellis of the States of Jersey Police, accompanied by Children's Officer Marnie Baudains. Background Gives details of residence at 108, Clos des Sables. Institutions Moved to 108, Clos des Sables and lived at this address from the age of 6. Includes a description of the property, staff including Les Hughes and other children in residence at the time. Abuse and Consequences Includes a description of sexual abuse by Les Hughes at 108, Clos des Sables and 114, Quennevais Park over a period of time. Includes recollections of becoming aware of Childline and similar organisations through television programmes and advertisements, and of a video being delivered to 108, Clos des Sables by a childcare officer which was intended to inform children on the risks of going off with strangers. Also includes a recollection of starting secondary school and concerns being raised by another child living at 108, Clos des Sables Includes descriptions of their misbehaviour including drinking. Includes a description of telling a friend about the abuse and subsequent decision to make a statement to States of Jersey Police.


Baudains, Marnie
Children's Department
Ellis, J A
Heathfield Children's Centre
Children's Department
States of Jersey Police
States of Jersey


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