Texas Sports Journalist Found Safe After Disappearance

Sports Reporter Courtney Roland - HPD Missing Persons
Photos: Houston Police Department via Twitter

HOUSTON, Texas — Police investigators reported that a local sports journalist who went missing on Sunday was found safe. Houston police tweeted a message early Monday saying they were probing the woman’s disappearance as a missing person’s case. Around 8:30 a.m., a second tweet announced officers found her safe.

The Houston Police Department tweeted a message early Monday morning asking for help in finding Courtney Roland. The tweet stated the department was handling her disappearance as a missing person’s case.

About five hours later, Houston police tweeted that officers found Roland in the Galleria area. The message states she appeared to be unharmed but was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Roland primarily covers Texas A&M University football for AggieYell.com and Rivals.com. She was reported on social media as last seen leaving a Team Texas Elite football tryout over the weekend. The posts state she left the tryout in an Uber, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Early Sunday morning, the 29-year-old sports reporter texted her roommate and said she was worried about a blue truck following her after she left a Walgreens in the Heights area of Houston.

Police found the woman’s car in a parking lot at the Houston Galleria, the newspaper reported. Police said her purse and other belongings were found in a nearby business.

KTRK ABC13 reporter Courtney Fischer tweeted on Monday morning that Roland had been found safe. No other details were provided.

Editor’s Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior political news contributor for Breitbart Texas. He is a founding member of the Breitbart Texas team. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTXGab, and Facebook.


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