"North Korean authorities have detained an American tourist, but haven’t yet said why he’s been detained, according to reports from North Korea on Friday. The Korean Central News Agency said that authorities had been investigating the tourist for allegedly committing acts inconsistent with tourist activities.
"The man has been identified as Jeffrey Edward Fowle. He went to North Korea on April 29.
"Another news agency in Japan has suggested the Fowle was detained for leaving a Bible at a hotel where he had been staying.