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East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

Will Hayden was arrested on suspicion of child molestation, E! News confirms.

The Sons of Guns star was arrested and booked in Louisiana on Saturday on charges of molestation of a juvenile and aggravated crimes against nature. The details behind the arrest have been sealed pursuant to a court order, East Baton Rouge Parish Prison officials said per local reports.

However Hayden, a 44-year-old gunsmith and shop owner who stars in the Discovery Channel reality series, shoots down the allegations, telling TMZ that it's all coming from a bitter ex-girlfriend who is seeking revenge for ending their relationship by claiming he molested their child.

Additionally, the reality star's oldest daughter, Stephanie, came to her dad's defense. "There was never any impropriety in our home. He was and is a good father," she tells TMZ.

Hayden was released after posting $150,000 bond, and is reportedly fully cooperating with authorities on the matter.

Discovery Channel had no comment.

—Additional reporting by Holly Passalaqua

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