Game of Thrones Star Arrested for Allegedly Engaging in Sexually Explicit Communication with a Minor

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Game of Thrones Star Arrested for Allegedly Engaging in Sexually Explicit Communication with a Minor

A Game of Thrones actor has been arrested for allegedly engaging in ‘online sexually explicit communication’ with a minor.

Joseph Gatt who played Thenn Warg in the show was arrested 6 April by the Los Angeles Police Department in his home after the 50-year-old was served with a residential home search warrant due to his alleged online behaviour.

The LAPD’s Juvenile Division and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force obtained a tip-off that Gatt had ‘engaged in online sexually explicit communication’ with a minor over the internet.

He was then arrested by detectives due to an outstanding felony warrant for contact with a minor for sexual offense.

The star was released on $5,000 bail, according to reports form TMZ, and has since updated the public with a statement.

He wrote on Twitter:

“I obviously want to address the absolutely horrifying and completely untrue allegations recently levelled against me.”

“They are 100 percent categorically wrong and reckless. I have confirmed errors and misleading information in today’s press release.”

“I am fully cooperating with police and LAPD to get to the bottom of this. I look forward to clearing my good name. Thank you to all my friends and supporters who know that this is untrue and understand for legal reasons I cannot comment further on social media.”

The LAPD has said it is ‘seeking to identify any additional victims’ after the actor’s arrest.

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