A “Game of Thrones” actor has been arrested for allegedly having sexually express chats with a minor.
Taken into custody on Apr. 6 was Joseph Gatt who portrayed the function of Thenn Warg on the HBO present, the Los Angeles Police Department introduced.
The LAPD initially served a warrant after receiving phrase that Gatt had been engaged in on-line sexually express communication with minors throughout state strains. He was arrested on a felony warrant for contact with a minor for a sexual offense, per an LAPD press launch.
The launch mentioned police obtained info that Gatt, an English actor who lives in Los Angeles, was reported to have been partaking in “online sexually explicit communication with a minor across state lines.”
It was not talked about within the launch what number of minors Gatt reportedly talked to. He was launched on a $5,000 bail on the identical day.
The 50-year-old actor would put up on Instagram not lengthy after, denying the allegations.
“I obviously want to address the absolutely horrifying and completely untrue allegations recently leveled against me,” he wrote on his Instagram account. “They are 100% categorically wrong and reckless. I have confirmed errors and misleading information in today’s press release.”
Gatt provides that he’s cooperating with authorities and is wanting ahead to clearing his title.
“I look forward to clearing my good name,” he quipped. “Thank you to all of my friends and supporters who know that this is untrue and understand for legal reasons I cannot comment further on social media.”
Efforts have been made to get some feedback on the representatives of Gatt however proved to be futile.
Aside from famously portraying Thenn Warg on “Game of Thrones,” Gatt additionally appeared within the supernatural horror thriller “Titanic 666,” which dropped on Tubi earlier this month.