Actor Joseph Gutt, who previously appeared in “Game of Thrones” episodes, was arrested this month and charged with having “sexually explicit contact” with a minor online, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The police said in a new version On Tuesday, the juvenile division of the department’s Task Force on Internet Crimes Against Children filed a search warrant at Gatt, 50, at his home early in the morning of April 6.
Los Angeles police said investigators arrested Gatt based on a pending criminal warrant.
The statement said police had received information that the English actor, who lives in Los Angeles, had engaged in “internet sexually explicit contacts with a minor across state lines.”
Police are looking to identify any potential additional victims and have asked anyone with more information to contact law enforcement.
Gatt was released on $5,000 bail a few hours after his arrest, according to his custody report.
After his release, Jat posted a statement on his website Twitter Wednesday account.
“It is clear that I want to address the absolutely horrific and totally untrue allegations made recently against me,” the statement said. “They are categorically wrong and reckless. I confirmed there were errors and misinformation in today’s press release. I am fully cooperating with the police and LAPD to get to the bottom of the matter. I look forward to clearing my good name.”
He then thanked his friends and supporters, adding, “For legal reasons, I cannot comment further on social media.”
Gatt’s previous acting credits include a three-episode stint in “Game of Thrones” as Thenn Warg. He has also recently appeared in “Dumbo” and “NCIS: New Orleans”. Gatt has a role in the upcoming DC movie ‘Black Adam’.
JAT representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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