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.
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.
Help us locate fugitive Tavores Dewayne Henderson, 21, who is wanted in connection w/Nassau Bay Police Sgt. Kaila Sullivan's death. Help us bring this suspected cop killer to justice. @CrimeStopHOU may pay up to $20K in reward money. Call 713-222-TIPS or 713-274-9100. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/f4YhBW2Ltq
— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) December 11, 2019
This article was written by Sydney Isenberg for KXXV .