A raid on a polygamist compound in West Texas Friday was prompted by reports of underage sexual relationships The Associated Press reports.
The compound was raided and searched after an unidentified 16-year-old girl said she wanted to get out ranch because she was being beaten and raped by her 50-year-old husband.
Since the raid 416 children have been taken from the ranch but it is not known if the girl who made the call is among them.
The Yearn for Zion or YFZ Ranch near Eldorado is a member of The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The ranch's founder, "prophet" Warren Steed Jeffs, is in prison.
The sect forced young girls of "child-bearing age" to enter into spiritual marriages with much older men and are expected to be sexually active and bear children CNN reports.