Digital copy of a Note about three girls including Witness 346 absconding [from Haut de la Garenne]. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 346. For Witness 346's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/30/WS000152.

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April 7th 1967 - April 7th 1967

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Gives details of events after a group of girls, including Witness 346, absconding [from Haut de la Garenne]. Refers to subsequent involvement of the police and discovery of the girls on the beach between [Haut de la Garenne] and La Rocque in the early hours of the morning. Describes Witness 346 as the ringleader. Mentions one of the girls meeting a man at Gorey Pier and police subsequently chasing after him. Describes the placement of one of the girls in the detention room until she can return to her school and warning that she would not be allowed to return to [Haut de la Garenne] on holiday. Also refers to another of the girls as being in the sick bay, discussing plans with respect to her future care arrangements. Also comments on Witness 346, including suggestion that a decision in respect of her should be delayed due to personal circumstances. Notes the placement of Witness 346 in the detention room for the time being.


Children's Office
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
States of Jersey Police


Gorey Pier | Haut de la Garenne | La Rocque | Beaches | child protection | childcare | Children | children's homes | children's services | detention | detention rooms | Notes | Piers | Police | reports | witnesses


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