‘Game of Thrones’ actor Joseph Gatt arrested for contact with minor for sex offense

Actor Joseph Gatt was arrested last week after Los Angeles Police Department detectives claimed he engaged in “sexually explicit communication online” with a minor who lived in another state.

According to information held by Fox News Digital on Wednesday, the 50-year-old was taken into custody on April 6 after authorities executed a search warrant at his Los Angeles home.

The LAPD’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began investigating Gatt after he allegedly received a tip.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 10: Actor Joseph Gatt attends the ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Blu-ray/DVD Launch Party at California Science Center on September 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

He 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.

Police are “now looking to identify other victims” after Gatt’s arrest.


Gatt was taken to the Los Angeles County Jail on April 6 at 9 a.m. local time and was released after posting $5,000 bond around noon the same day.

According to his IMDb, Gatt has appeared on TV shows such as “Game of Thrones” and “NCIS: New Orleans.”

Representatives for Gatt did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

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