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America journalist Roxana Saberi, 31, was arrested and detained in Iran almost a month ago, and no one has heard from her since.

Saberi’s father, Reza Saberi, said his daughter called on February 10, to let him know she had been arrested on January 31. “She did not say why she had been arrested or what for. She could not even say where she was when she was calling,” he told Fox News.

Roxana, a former Miss North Dakota, moved to Iran six years ago and had worked as a freelance journalist, reporting for NPR, the BBC and Fox News, but had her press credentials revoked, and was no longer working as a journalist.

Saberi said his daughter told him not to tell anyone about what happened. She said she would be released within two to three days.

Saberi said he has spoken with some of Roxana’s friends in Tehran, but no one knows what happened to her.

Roxana told her father she was being detained after buying a bottle of wine from a person who reported it to authorities, (alcohol is illegal in Iran), but Reza, who grew up in Iran, believes that to be a lie.

“We want them (the Iranian government) to tell us what the reason is,” he said in a recent interview.

Saberi said his daughter was writing a book about Iran at the time of her arrest. “The book is quite harmless,” he added.

More photos of Roxana Saberi below.