Digital copy of Witness 148's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police in 1989 providing an account of sexual abuse by Les Hughes at [the Family Group Home] at 108 Clos des Sables. Signed in the presence of Woman Police Constable J A Ellis and Woman Police Sergeant Elliott. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 148's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 6 October 2014 [C/D/AW1/B3/16/WS000083].

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March 22nd 1989 - March 22nd 1989

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Gives details of personal details correct as of date of statement, mentioning marriage and child. Born in 1967 and moved to 108 Clos des Sables aged 11 or 12. Recollections of staff including Les Hughes. Gives details of sexual abuse by Hughes. Descriptions of being told of sexual abuse by Hughes by other residents of Clos des Sables. Recalls witnessing Hughes sexually abusing another girl in residence in her bedroom and Witness 148 subsequently reporting abuse to a woman. Told to leave Clos des Sables shortly after reporting sexual abuse by Hughes. Recollections of being visited by Hughes at flat approximately a month after leaving Clos des Sables. Comments on contact with aforementioned girl since leaving care. [For a copy of this statement with differing levels of redaction, see C/D/AW1/A1/14/WD000168].


Elliott, Christine, Woman Police Sergeant
Ellis, J A
Hughes, Leslie
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
States of Jersey Police


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