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Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City, Utah for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13.

Andi Mack star, 48, charged with enticing a minor, sending inappropriate material

Actor Stoney Westmoreland was fired by Disney after being arrested Friday for enticing a minor. (Vivien Killilea/Getty Images)

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City, Utah for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13.

In a statement Saturday, Disney announced that the 48-year-old Westmoreland had been dropped from the sitcom Andi Mack, on which he plays the grandfather of the teenage title character. The show films in Utah.

Salt Lake police detective Greg Wilking told The Associated Press that Westmoreland was on his way to what he believed would be a sexual encounter when he was arrested Friday and charged with enticing a minor and sending inappropriate materials, including nude images. A message left with Westmoreland's agent, Mitchell Stubbs, was not immediately returned.

Westmoreland's other acting credits include Scandal and Breaking Bad.