North Korea : US Student Apologises For Poster Theft

A detained American student tearfully apologised for attempting to steal a political banner in North Korea from his hotel after being paraded in front of the media in Pyongyang.

Otto Warmbier, 21, an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, was arrested in January for committing what North Korea called "an anti-state crime" with "the tacit connivance of the US government and under its manipulation".