Arrest Made Over Cruel Tom Daley Tweet

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July 31, 2012 | 11:21am EST

A teenager was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of sending a hateful message to Olympic diver Tom Daley via
The athlete received the cruel taunt after he and partner Pete Waterfield narrowly missed out on winning a medal when they finished fourth in a synchronised diving event at the London 2012 Games on Monday.
Shortly after the event, Daley reposted a message from a now suspended Twitter account, which read, “You let your dad down I hope you know that.”
The defiant diver, whose father Rob died from brain cancer last year, responded, “After giving it my all… you get idiots sending me this…”
A 17-year-old boy was subsequently detained in Dorset, England “on suspicion of malicious communications” and faces a $3,920 if convicted.