SANTA MONICA (CBS) — Santa Monica police need help identifying a taxi driver suspected of sexually assaulting a woman.

A composite drawing has been released of the taxi driver who police say attacked a woman about 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 after she hailed his cab in the 300 block of Arizona Avenue and asked to be driven home.

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Police say the cab driver instead took her to the 3000 block of Barnard Way, where he sexually assaulted her.

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The suspect was described as being of Middle Eastern descent, about 56 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 155 pounds with short black and gray hair.

Anyone with information about his identity or whereabouts can call detectives at (310) 458-8218; the 24-hour line (310) 458-8495; or WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.

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