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A Jeffrey Epstein accuser alleges Prince Andrew had sex with her and fondled her with a puppet that

Andrew made sexual advances on two women recruited for him by the financier Jeffrey Epstein's associate Ghislaine Maxwell, with a puppet that looked like him, witness Johanna Sjoberg told investigators in court documents unsealed on Friday.

In documents related to the sex-trafficking charges against Epstein that were unsealed for the first time on Friday, a witness told investigators about a sexual incident with Maxwell, the prince, and a Prince Andrew puppet.

The witness' account says Virginia Roberts Giuffre was present for the incident, backing up Giuffre's previous allegation that she had sex with the prince after being recruited by Maxwell.

Epstein and Prince Andrew were introduced in the 1990s by Maxwell, Epstein's then-girlfriend, and formed a close friendship through the late '90s and early 2000s, according to a 2015 Guardian report.

Sjoberg told investigators that Maxwell pulled her aside in her London home to grab a puppet of the prince. Sjoberg said she "knew it was Prince Andrew because I had recognized him as a person. I didn't know who it was."

"When I saw the tag that said Prince Andrew, it clicked," Sjoberg is quoted as saying in the documents. "I'm like, that's who it is."

Prince Andrew, left, and Jeffrey Epstein.AP/Sang Tan, Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Sjoberg's account continues to say that someone suggested taking a photo of the three people and the puppet, which is when the situation turned inappropriate.

"Andrew and Virginia sat on the couch, and they put the puppet ... on her lap," Sjoberg said. "I sat on Andrew's lap, I believe on my own volition, and they took the puppet's hands and put it on Virginia's breast, and so Andrew put his on mine." Sjoberg previously told police she met Epstein in 2003, when she was 23, according to the 2006 account previously reported by Business Insider, after she was approached on her college campus by Maxwell, who was looking for people to assist Epstein in his Palm Beach, Florida, house.

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My view: I am surprised Prince Andrew even took that picture with her with his arm around her waist. Virginia Roberts testified that she had sex with Prince Andrew in Ghislaine Maxwell's London apartment, including sex in the bath, so Maxwell was their alleged errand lady while Epstein was the paymaster general. He paid Roberts $10,000 afterward. This is so strange.

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