Mystery remains after missing TX football reporter found safe (video)


Houston police have updated a previous story about Courtney Roland, the 29 year old college football reporter in Texas who went missing early Sunday.

She was reportedly found alive and unharmed. The Houston Police Department posted an update on Twitter, stating, “After seeing Ms. Roland’s case in the news this morning, a passerby called us about 8:15am, stating Ms. Roland was under an overpass at the 610 West Loop at Richmond. Our officers arrived, confirmed it was her and arranged she be checked at an area hospital.”

Concerns mounted after Roland, who covers Texas A&M University football for the college sports website Rivals, was last seen leaving a Houston football camp at around 4 p.m. on Saturday in an Uber, according to Click 2 Houston. Her roommate said that Roland was last heard from after texting that she was in her driveway and thought she was being followed by a suspicious man in a blue truck.

The roommate told reporters that they were supposed to meet up some time on Sunday, but she never heard back, and her friends began sounding the alarm.

Police did find the woman’s car in a parking lot with her phone and other belongings inside, but her purse was found at a nearby business, according to a tweet put out by authorities as they searched for Roland..

Roland’s roommate also told Click 2 Houston that Roland had been on high alert for weeks after someone broke into her car.

Several of Roland’s colleagues took to Twitter to ask for help finding her. She was taken to a hospital for evaluation after she was found.

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