Behavior you may see in a child or adolescent: All of the warning signs listed above are general indicators of sexual abuse in children.
Many children do not actually disclose what happened; it is up to attentive adults to recognize hints.
A spokesman and the mayor's attorney vehemently denied the allegations, describing them as a "shakedown effort" as the filing deadline for this fall's mayoral election approaches.Some of us have personal stories of being abused by Jake and some don't.We have heard lots of complaints about his behavior over the years, and have experienced it first hand. We made the site because we wanted other people to be aware of how Jake behaves.Ms Gimson recalled: 'She grabbed my wrist, pulled me into the dining room and sat me on a chair.In front of me was a pile of raw potatoes.'Holding one to my mouth she yelled: "You told me you were hungry. " Then she watched as with tears rolling down my face, I ate every one.'Ms Gimson said: 'When mum became so cruel I can't exactly remember.After she told her mother she was hungry, she was given a raw potato.She bit into it and winced, prompting her mother to react furiously.There has been a whisper network for years, but it doesn't reach everyone, and even if it could, open secrets do not protect people.We didn't want anyone to be victimized by Jake just because they hadn't been warned about him.A woman whose 'monster' mother force-fed her raw potatoes and beat her with a hammer before sexually abusing her has told of her horrendous ordeal.Erica Gimson, 43, from Liverpool, was abused as young girl by her mother Marie Clarke, a respected bank worker.