A Salt Lake woman told police she was raped a knifepoint earlier this week by a man who had offered to give her a ride.

The 25-year-old woman was hitchhiking near 300 South and State about 4:45 p.m. Monday when a man offered to give her a ride. He drove to an alley near 1300 South and 200 East and told her she would have to "pay for the ride," a police report stated.The man struggled with the woman and then pulled out a knife, held it to her throat and then raped her while the vehicle was parked in a parking stall. He then let her go, and she went to the police station to report the incident.