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Update on historical abuse enquiry

RELEASED TO MEDIA ON WEDNESDAY 5 DECEMBER AT 8.45 AM

As a result of national media coverage last night, the historical abuse investigation team received two additional calls from people claiming they were victims of historical abuse.

The States of Jersey Police have now spoken to over 70 victims and believe they have identified around 21 potential suspects.

We would continue to urge anyone with any information about historical abuse they may have suffered to contact either the dedicated NSPCC helpline or the locally based historical abuse investigation team.

The numbers are:

Freefone NSPCC number for local and UK callers:
0800 169 1173
Callers from outside the UK should ring:
+44 (0)20 7825 7489
The Historical Abuse Enquiry Team can be contacted on:
 0800 735 7777
 The phone numbers are available on both www.jersey.police.uk and www.gov.je/homeaffairs/police

 

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