'Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton apologies over cocaine bust

ANI | Updated: Oct 31, 2017 10:39 IST

New York [USA], October 31 (ANI): 'Stranger Things' star Charlie Heaton, who was detained and refused entrance into the U.S. over cocaine bust at the airport, has issued a statement apologising for the incident.

According to reports in Page Six, the actor's statement read, "My planned travel to the U.S. last week was affected by an issue at U.S. immigration, and I am working to rectify it as soon as possible. I do want to clarify that I was not arrested or charged with a crime, and cooperated fully with the U.S. officials at LAX."

"I'm sorry to all the fans and my 'Stranger Things' family for missing the premiere. We are all so proud of this season and I would never want this story to negatively impact the show," Heaton explained.

The English actor also missed the Netflix series' Season 2 premiere due to the incident. Though he wasn't arrested but was detained at the airport and then put back on a plane to London.

The 23-year-old actor plays Jonathon Byers on the hit show 'Stranger Things'. (ANI)