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Blue Alert issued for man accused of killing Texas police sergeant

Posted at 11:20 PM, Dec 11, 2019

The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a blue alert for a 21-year-old man accused of killing a Nassau Bay police sergeant.

Twenty one-year-old Tavores Henderson is accused of killing 43-year-old Sergeant Kaila Sullivan of the Nassau Bay Police Department.

Sgt. Sullivan was conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle at an apartment complex around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. The driver was wanted on a Harris County warrant for assault on a family member, police say.

While trying to arrest the driver, police said the suspect fought with officers and was able to break free, re-enter the vehicle, and hit Sullivan as he drove away.

Henderson is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 180 bounds with brown eyes.

Tavores Henderson

Anyone with information is asked to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at (713) 222-8477.

Crime Stoppers Houston may pay up to $20,000 for information leading to his arrest.

This article was written by Sydney Isenberg for KXXV .