Dad allegedly slaps son with flip-flop

Dad allegedly slaps son with flip-flop

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -

A Clarksville father was arrested Saturday on child abuse charges stemming from an event that occurred last year.

According to the Leaf Chronicle
, Shayne Machotka allegedly slapped his son in the face four or five times with a flip-flop on September 10, 2012.

He also accused of hitting the 13-year-old with a belt on his backside, causing bruising.

Machotka, 42, was charged with one count of child abuse and neglect.

His bond was set at $500.

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