October 17
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A 58-year-old Louisiana man was arrested while trying to cross the border from South Korea into North Korea, ABC News reported quoting the Korean Ministry of Defense in South Korea.

The man was apprehended by South Korean police after crossing the Civilian Control Line just outside of the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.

According to the South Korean Yonhap News Agency, a villager in the region discovered the man and reported him to military in the region.

The man, whose identity has not been released while an investigation is underway, reportedly arrived in South Korea three days ago and told investigators he attempted to enter North Korea for "political purposes.

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