PEORIA — Peoria police seek the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with two sex crimes.

Joshua L. McCall, 34, is wanted on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said. He is also wanted for allegedly making telephone threats to the victim and the victim's family, police said.

McCall is considered armed and dangerous. Police warn the public not to approach him.

"The victim’s mother informed police that Joshua has stated that he would rather be killed than go to prison on these charges," according to police.

If you have information regarding McCall’s location, call 911 and report it immediately, police said. If you have any information concerning the investigation, contact Detective Craig Johnson of the Peoria Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (309) 494-8368 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at (309) 673-9000.