A Salt Lake woman walking in the area of 500 East and 700 South told police she was knocked unconscious and raped Sunday.

The woman, 44, was out for a walk about 9 p.m. when she was approached by a "rough-looking" man who struck her in the face, knocking her unconscious, she said.When she woke up, she realized she had been raped. She went to the home of a neighbor, who called the police.

She described her assailant as Caucasian, about 30 years old, thin and with short blond hair. He was wearing a green jacket.