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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