HOUSTON -- The father of 29-year-old Courtney Roland says she has been found unharmed, KHOU 11 News has learned.
Roland, a Houston-area sports journalist who covers Texas A&M, was reported missing over the weekend.
An officer located Roland after a tip was phoned in, Houston police say.
Multiple sources tell KHOU 11 she was found at the at the Chik-fil-A restaurant on Post Oak and Richmond, south of the Galleria where her SUV was found overnight.
Just after 6 a.m. a customer at the restaurant recognized Roland from the news reports and called 911. Police arrived, and Roland was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.
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HOUSTON – Just after midnight Monday police found 29-year-old Courtney Roland’s Jeep Cherokee in the Galleria area, but Roland remained missing as of Monday morning.
Police say the woman'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 learned over the weekend Roland was last heard from Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m. near the Heights area where she lives. 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 and Roland were supposed to meet up, but Courtney never showed.
The reporter’s parents are now pleading for information on her whereabouts.
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.
She was last seen wearing a camouflage fleece sweater and an orange hat. Roland is a sports reporter covering Aggie football.
Call Houston Police Missing Persons at 832-394-1840.
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