Blue Alert: Texas authorities looking for Cadillac with damage, possible bullet holes

 TEXAS (KLTV) - Individuals throughout the state of Texas are asking the query tonight: what's a Blue Alert, and why did I simply get one on my telephone?

Blue Alerts have been lively within the state of Texas since Governor Rick Perry signed an govt order in 2008 to hurry up the apprehension of criminals who severely injure or kill regulation enforcement officers.

The Texas Division of Public Security is asking for the general public’s assist in finding a suspect accused of taking pictures a Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy after a site visitors cease Monday, east of the Wichita Falls space.

The unidentified white male was final seen seen round 7 p.m. on U.S. Freeway 287 close to the city of Jolly. DPS described the suspect as having a skinny construct and was carrying darkish clothes and a flat-billed cap.

He was driving a white, four-door Cadillac sedan with darkish window tint. “Automobile is believed to have injury, together with a attainable damaged or broken rear window and attainable bullet holes,” a information launch acknowledged. The license plate, FXJ1334, was not
registered to the automobile, based on DPS.

Clay County Sheriff Jeff Lyde mentioned the deputy was hit in his bulletproof vest and is predicted to be okay, KAUZ-TV reported.

In accordance to Texas DPS, the factors for a blue alert are as follows:

A regulation enforcement officer should have been killed or severely injured by an offender.

The investigating regulation enforcement company should decide that the offender poses a critical danger or risk to the general public and different regulation enforcement personnel.

An in depth description of the offender’s automobile, automobile tag, or partial tag have to be out there for broadcast to the general public.

The investigating regulation enforcement company of jurisdiction should advocate activation of the Blue Alert to the Texas Division of Public Security (DPS).

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