Kentucky State Police arrested a Knox County man on criminal abuse charges. Troopers and Knox County Social Services responded to a call of possible criminal abuse of a child in Corbin. Police say they found a 10-year-old child with several marks on his back, arms and ear. During the investigation 47 year old Mark Golden admitted to hitting the child with a belt, towel and his hands. Golden allegedly did this on multiple occasions to discipline the child. Troopers said the most recent incident happened when the child did not do his homework. Golden faces a charge of criminal abuse of a child under 12 years old. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.