SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - San Diego police are investigating the sexual assault of a woman on a quiet residential street in Mira Mesa Monday night.

Authorities say the victim had parked her car at around 10:30 p.m. Monday along the 10600 block of Penara Street, in a suburban enclave north of Mira Mesa Boulevard.

When she got out of her vehicle, she was approached from behind by a man wielding a sharp object. He then dragged her behind the car and sexually assaulted her, according to police. 

The suspect is described as a bald white man in his 40s, wearing a T-shirt and jeans. 

Anyone with information in this case, is asked to call San Diego Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.