A Harrison County grand jury has indicted a Cynthiana man on charges of sexually abusing a child on four occasions, the first time allegedly happening 35 years ago, Kentucky State Police said in a release.
William "Billy" Hyatt, 57, was arrested by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday after a state police investigation.
The indictment issued Tuesday said Hyatt had sexually abused a child younger than 12 on four occasions between 1979 and 1981.
State police said the investigation is open.
Hyatt's $5,000 bond was paid before he could be lodged in the Bourbon County jail, according to a state police spokeswoman.
Kentucky State Police say that anyone with information about this case, or other similar cases, should contact the nearest state police post.