‘Game of Thrones’ actor Joseph Gatt denies LAPD allegation he had ‘sexual communication’ with minor: ‘False’
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‘Game of Thrones’ actor Joseph Gatt has vehemently denied claims he had ‘sexually explicit online communications’ with a minor, calling the police department detectives’ claims ‘horrible’ from Los Angeles.
“I obviously want to respond to the absolutely horrific and completely false allegations recently leveled against me. They are 100% categorically false and reckless,” Gatt wrote in a statement. posted on Twitter Wednesday. “I have confirmed errors and misleading information in today’s press release. I am cooperating fully with police and the LAPD in getting to the bottom of this. I look forward to clearing my reputation.
“Thank you to all my friends and supporters who know this is wrong and understand that for legal reasons I cannot comment further on social media.”
‘GAME OF THRONES’ ACTOR JOSEPH GATT ARRESTED FOR CONTACT WITH MINOR FOR SEXUAL OFFENSES
The LAPD’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began investigating Gatt after he received a tip.
The “Dumbo” actor was arrested last week and taken into custody on April 6, inmate information obtained by Fox News Digital has revealed.
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Authorities executed a search warrant at Gatt’s Los Angeles home prior to his arrest.
Gatt also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest following a similar incident involving an underage victim, police told Fox News Digital. He was arrested for contact with a minor for a sexual offence.
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Police are “now looking to identify other victims” after Gatt’s arrest.