‘GOT’ Actor Joseph Gatt Arrested For Alleged Explicit Sexual Communication With A Minor, Calls Charge “Wrong And Reckless”
Actor Joseph Gatt, who previously appeared in a few episodes of “Game of Thrones,” was arrested on April 6 for alleged “contact with a minor for a sexual offense,” according to the LAPD.
police said that the juvenile division of the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force served Gatt, with a residential search warrant at his home early in the morning on April 6.
police had received information that the English actor, who resides in Los Angeles, had been engaging in “online sexually explicit communication with a minor across state lines.”
Gatt was arrested by detectives for an outstanding felony warrant, LAPD said in the release. Police are looking to identify any possible additional victims
asked that anyone with more information contact law enforcement, according to the news release.
Gatt was released on a $5,000 bail a few hours after he was taken into custody.
Following his release, Gatt posted a statement on his Twitter account on Wednesday. “I obviously want to address the absolutely horrifying
and completely untrue allegations recently leveled against me,” “They are 100% categorically wrong and reckless. I have confirmed errors and misleading information in today’s press release
I am fully cooperating with the police and LAPD to get to the bottom of this. I look forward to clearing my good name.”