Digital copy of Page 5 of the Witness Statement of a former resident of Les Chênes provided to the States of Jersey Police referring to individuals including Witness 673. Signature witnessed by S Evans. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 673's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 26 February 2015, see C/D/AW1/B1/5/16/WS000498.

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May 10th 2007 - May 10th 2007

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Provides an account of abuse by Les Chênes staff against residents including Witness 673. Describes witnessing an incident where [a member of staff] punched a resident, describing injuries sustained during the assault. Includes recollections of Witness 673, recalling that he would be picked on and singled out for abuse. Describing witnessing and hearing [another member of staff] physically abusing Witness 673 in the lounge and in the boy's toilets. Includes remarks about [this member of staff], commenting on his temperament, attitude towards children and aggression. Also recalls an incident where [this staff member] physically abused another resident who was aged 16. [For Page 1 of this witness statement, see C/D/AW1/A3/9/17/WD004718].


Evans, Shane, Detective Constable
Les Chênes Residential School
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police


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