“Game of Thrones” actor Joseph Gatt was arrested and taken into police custody Wednesday after being investigated for allegedly exchanging sexually explicit communications online with a minor.
Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant at Gatt’s residence April 6 at roughly 4:45 a.m., according to a statement released by the LAPD. Information provided to the police alleged that he had “been engaged in online sexually explicit communication with a minor across state lines,” according to the police statement.
‘Game Of Thrones’ Joseph Gatt actor arrested for contacting a minor online for a sexual offense. https://t.co/Xhzs9i46RM
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Gatt was subsequently arrested for an outstanding felony warrant for “Contact with a Minor for Sexual Offense,” according to the police statement. The actor was then reportedly released the same day he was taken into custody, on $5,000 bail, TMZ reported. (RELATED: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House Of The Dragon’ Will Premiere August 21 On HBO)