A teenager from Weymouth who was arrested for sending offensive tweets to diver Tom Daley has been given a harassment warning.
The 17 year old has been bailed to return to a police station while Dorset Police continue to investigate his Twitter account.
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A 17-year-old was today arrested at a guest house in Weymouth after malicious tweets were sent to Olympic diver Tom Daley, Dorset Police said.
Abuse of Team GB diver Tom Daley on Twitter is being investigated by Dorset Police, it's been confirmed.
After coming fourth in the men's synchronised 10m platform diving event on Monday, the 18 year-old received a message telling him he had let down his father.
Daley's father Rob died in 2011 from brain cancer. Daley responded by tweeting: "After giving it my all...you get idiot's sending me this..."
A Dorset Police spokeswoman said: "We are aware of the issue and we are actively looking into it."
The Twitter account from which the message was sent has been suspended.
Twitter: "Soz everyone, we gave it a good go! Thanks for all your support - it's been amazing. Hope we do better in the individual. I'm gutted."
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Pete Waterfield from Southampton and his partner Tom Daley have finished fourth in the synchronised 10m platform event, missing out on a medal.
Pete Waterfield received only two tickets. Some of his family and friends had to stay at home, and they are angry about empty seats.