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Abducted sister tells of abuse

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The youngest of two sisters who were abducted by their former baby sitter told investigators that the man molested her at least three times, a detective testified.

The 6-year-old girl said Ronald Stafford molested her in a Daytona Beach hotel room after the abduction Friday from the sisters' Galesburg, Mich., home, Daytona Beach Detective John Adazzio testified at a bail hearing.Stafford, 21, was arrested along with his 17-year-old brother, Lee, and Ricky Geer, 19, on federal kidnapping charges Tuesday after a nationwide search.

A federal magistrate denied bail Wednesday to Ronald Stafford and Geer. Lee Stafford's records were sealed because he is a juvenile.

The girls' father, Jesse Hainer, said he had known Stafford for more than a year but later told him to stay away from his daughters.

"I think it was revenge," Hainer said Wednesday.

Ronald Stafford's attorney denied his client sexually molested the girls and said the FBI misinterpreted the 6-year-old's statements.