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Iran detains American woman on spying charges

Iran Materials 6 January 2011 11:47
A state-owned Iranian newspaper says authorities have detained an American woman on espionage suspicions
Iran detains American woman on spying charges

A state-owned Iranian newspaper says authorities have detained an American woman on espionage suspicions, The Washington Post reported.

The report Thursday by the IRAN Farsi daily said she had hidden "spying technology or a microphone" in her teeth when she was detained by customs authorities in the border town of Nordouz in northwestern Iran.

It said she arrived in Iran from neighboring Armenia without visa, AP reported.

The report did not say when the woman was detained.

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