North Korea arrests American student for 'hostile act,' state media says

January 22, 2016 7:36 AM

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North Korea arrests American student for 'hostile act,' state media says

(CNN)An American student from a university in Virginia has been arrested in North Korea, according to state media.

The student, who reportedly entered North Korea on a tourist visit, is accused of carrying out a hostile act against the DPRK, KCNA said, referring to the acronym for the Democratic People' Republic of North Korea.

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