MONTGOMERY CO., Miss. (WTVA) -- Family and Children's Services in Montgomery County are investigating allegations of abuse.
According to Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix, authorities received a 911 call on Thursday, June 27, from girls saying they had been abused at Hope Christian Home and Academy.
Sheriff Nix says 17 girls were removed from the home, ranging in age from seven to 17.
The investigation has been turned over to the Department of Human Services, which was granted temporary custody of the girls.
No other information is being released at this time.