Missing Sports Reporter Found Safe

Courtesy:  HPD, KHOU-TV Twitter

Before noon today, Houston Police tweeted, “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 610 West Loop at Richmond. Our officers arrived, confirmed it was her and arranged she be checked at an area hospital.”

It is a miracle someone recognized Roland and she was found today after overnight rain storms in Houston. In an off-camera interview this afternoon, a Chick-Fil-A manager said Ms. Roland came into the Chick-fil-A at Richmond and the 610 West Loop around 7:30 a.m.  Morning shift employees said Roland did not look like her photos. According to local news reports, Houston Police say Roland told them she had a bad reaction to medication, causing her to be disoriented.

Posted earlier today

Houston Police tweeted they have found Courtney Roland.  At 8:35 a.m. CST today, HPD tweeted “Our officers found Ms. Roland in the Galleria area. She appears unharmed. She’ll be taken to an area hospital for evaluation. We are not providing the location where she was found or the hospital at this time.”

The 29-year-old sports reporter was reported missing this past weekend. HPD tweeted Roland was last seen about 5:40 .m. on Sunday, January 7, 2018.  She was walking alone in a store in the Galleria Mall. HPD investigators found Roland’s white jeep overnight in a parking lot at 5006 Westheimer near Post Oak. Her phone and other items were inside the vehicle. HPD tweeted Roland’s purse was found at a nearby business.

 

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