The wild story of missing Rivals sports reporter Courtney Roland has taken a turn for the best in Houston where Roland was found alive after texting her friend that a strange man was following her late Saturday night.
“After seeing Ms. Roland’s case in the news this morning, a passerby called us about 8:15 a.m., 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,” the Houston Police Department tweeted.
Multiple sources earlier told KHOU 11 News Roland was first spotted at a nearby Chick-fil-A restaurant on Post Oak, south of the Galleria where her SUV was found overnight.
A customer at the restaurant recognized Roland from the news reports and called 911.
Police say her phone was found in her Jeep that was parked at the Galleria. Her purse, iPad and credit cards were left intact in the Jeep.
Roland’s friend posted this on Facebook after the missing person report was filed:
Hi guys, as of 1/7/18 we have filed a missing persons report for Courtney Roland. She was last confirmed seen 1/6/18 at around 11:50 pm leaving Walgreens off 20th and Yale. The last communication was via text at 12:30 am 1/7/18. She was concerned that she was being followed by a blue truck leaving Walgreens.