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Missing sports reporter found unharmed in Houston

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Courtney Roland was found safe in Houston more than 12 hours after she was reported as missing. Courtney Roland was found safe in Houston more than 12 hours after she was reported as missing.

HOUSTON (AP) - The Latest on a sports journalist who was reported missing in Houston at the weekend after she told her roommate she feared she was being followed (all times local):
  
8:55 a.m.
  
Houston police say a sports journalist who went missing after telling a friend she feared she was being followed has been found unharmed.
  
Police tweeted Monday morning that officers found 29-year-old Courtney Roland near the Galleria mall, where she had been spotted alone in a store Sunday evening.
  
Police say Roland has been taken to a hospital for evaluation. Police say they won't immediately say where she was found.
  
Family and friends reported Roland missing at the weekend. Her Jeep was found with her phone and other personal items inside. Her purse was found elsewhere.
  
Family members told KHOU-TV that Roland texted her roommate Saturday to say a suspicious man was following her in a blue truck. Roland and her roommate intended to meet up later that day, but she never appeared.
  
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8:15 a.m.
  
Police in Houston say they're investigating the disappearance of a sports journalist who told her roommate she believed was being followed.
  
Police say 29-year-old Courtney Roland was last seen Sunday evening walking alone in a store at a shopping mall.
  
Her Jeep later was found with her phone and other personal items inside. Her purse was found at a nearby business.
  
Family members told KHOU-TV that Roland texted her roommate Saturday to say a suspicious man was following her in a blue truck. Roland and her roommate intended to meet up later that day, but she never appeared.
  
Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday retweeted a plea to help find Roland with the hashtag #HelpFindCourtney.
  
Roland covers Texas A&M athletics for Rivals, a Yahoo!-owned online publication focusing on college sports.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
 

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