PUYALLUP, Wash. -

Police in the Pierce County city of Puyallup are asking for the public's help in finding a 39-year-old suspect accused of raping a 7-year-old girl.

Police say Marcus Cordova was staying with the victim and her mother at the time of the alleged assault earlier this month.

Police say in a news release that Cordova is also wanted by the state of Colorado for probation violations.

He is believed to be homeless. It's unclear whether he remains in the area.