Sports reporter found after disappearing, claiming someone was following her

Courtney Roland

"When our people were talking with her she seemed pretty confused about everything", police Lt. Manuel Cruz Jr. said.

A friend wrote on social media that loved ones of Roland filed a missing person's report for her on January 7, 2018, and she was last seen in the area of Houston Heights. She was driving a '15 Silver Jeep Cherokee Plate HZC7778.

Cops called her dad, Steve Roland, from a neighborhood Chick-Fil-A to state they'd discovered the missing 29-year-old writer.

It also said that Roland's mother received a text on Sunday from missing daughter's phone number saying: "Hello the owner of this phone Courtney".

Police said, Roland's white Jeep was later was found with her phone and other personal items inside.

Police declined to say exactly where she was found, although officers said she appeared to be unharmed.

Authorities say additional information will be released later Monday.

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KPRC reported that Roland texted her roommate about a suspicious man she saw in a Walgreens who followed her to home in a blue truck.

Roland covers Texas A&M football for AggieYell.com and Rivals.com, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Ms Roland went missing on the weekend. After she parked, the roommate told KPRC "the blue truck looped back around and parked behind her. ..."

Further details surrounding the cause of her disappearance were not immediately disclosed. Police later said she was found in the area. Roland was meant to meet up with the roommate, but never showed up. She was found under an overpass at the Interstate 610 West Loop at Richmond, police said.

Houston police Chief Art Acevedo and Gov. Greg Abbott shared tweets getting the message out on Roland's vanishing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Houston police at 832-394-1840.

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