Joseph Gatt was arrested for reportedly engaging in sexually explicit online communications across state lines with a minor.
The Los Angeles Police Department received information about the game of Thrones of the actor’s alleged illegal online conduct and issued a search warrant at his LA home on April 6.
The LAPD’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began investigating Gatt immediately after receiving a tip about his sex offense.
Gatt was then taken into custody. It was also found that he had an outstanding warrant for a similar crime.
In a press release on Tuesday (April 12), authorities addressed the public and announced his arrest for “contact with a minor for a sexual offence.”
They also urged any other potential victims to call them with more details.
The Independent reached out to Gatt’s rep for comment.
The 50-year-old actor was born in London and has a long list of acting films – apart from his small role as a member of the Thenn tribe in Game of Thrones – including dumboThor, and Star Trek Into Darkness.
Gatt will also star in the upcoming adventure film, black adam, Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, based on the DC Comics character of the same name.
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