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Police searching for missing Texas journalist

Police searching for missing Texas journalist

Friends and family of a Texas journalist say the 29-year-old woman vanished Saturday after sending a text message warning of a man following her inside a Walgreens, according to local reports.

She was seen just after 4 p.m., when she was covering a tryout for Team Texas Elite, a travel football club. Her roommate said Roland made it home and then left in her vehicle.

The roommate and Roland were supposed to meet up, but Courtney never showed. KPRC also added that Roland's mother received a text saying, "hello the owner of this phone Courtney".

Houston police did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Roland, a reporter for Rivals.com, last communicated with a friend at 12:30 a.m. Sunday. After leaving her home, she hasn't been heard from since. "I am buying an iPad". She texted her roommate she was being followed by a suspicious man in a blue truck. She was driving a 2015 silver Jeep Cherokee with license plate HZC7778. PLEASE SHARE and reach out to any of us or missing persons at 832-394-1840.

According to the profile on her website, she graduated from Texas A&M University, in College Station, Texas with a degree in Communications and Journalism.

The reporter's parents are now pleading for information on her whereabouts. Roland was last seen wearing a Remington hat and camouflage. She's been represented by Neal Hamil Modeling Agency in Houston since 2002.