Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

Iran's state-run English-language channel is reporting its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington.

Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi's court appearance is Friday. It did not elaborate.

The newscaster's son has said his mother was arrested Sunday in St. Louis by the FBI on a material witness warrant. The FBI has declined to comment.