Father of missing sports reporter says she has been found
The father of Courtney Roland says she has been found safe and is with police, KHOU 11 News has learned.
She has been taken to the hospital to be evaluated but was reportedly unharmed. An officer located her after a tip was phoned in.
This is a developing story. No further info has been released. Check back for updates.
CBS affiliate KHOU reports that police found 29-year-old Courtney Roland’s Jeep Cherokee in the Galleria area just after midnight on Sunday, but Roland remained missing as of Monday morning.
Police say the Rivals.com Texas A&M reporter’s phone was found inside the vehicle. Her purse with an iPad, computer and credit cards were also all found intact somewhere inside the Galleria.
KHOU 11 reports that Roland, who last seen wearing a camouflage fleece sweater and an orange hat, was last heard from Saturday around 4 p.m. She texted a roommate, telling her a suspicious man at a Walgreens was following her. The man followed her in a blue truck all the way home, but then he allegedly drove off when she got out.
The roommate was supposed to meet up with Roland but she never showed up, the station reported.
Roland’s parents are now pleading for information.
BREAKING: We spoke with #CourtneyRoland parents and friends who are pleading for info on her whereabouts. She was last heard from Saturday evening near the heights, her car located this morning near Galleria/Post Oak. Info call @houstonpolice. Details #khou11 pic.twitter.com/LuC4aIjeTl
— Michelle Choi (@MichelleKHOU) January 8, 2018
“If somebody has hers, we just want to tell them we love you too. And I know Courtney would be praying for you, because that’s the way she was. She cared for other people,” said dad Steve Roland.
— Brian Perroni (@Perroni247) January 8, 2018