HOUSTON -

Houston police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.

Investigators said Thierno Carr committed felony super aggravated sexual assault of a child in July 2009.

The 22-year-old is the son of the victim’s babysitter, who alerted police about the assault after the girl told her about it.

Authorities the sexual assault took place inside a residence in the 6700 block of Bellaire Gardens.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Carr.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Carr should call Crime Stoppers 713-222-TIPS (8477).