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JOGGER BEATEN, RAPED WHILE RUNNING IN SANDY

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A female jogger was beaten and raped Tuesday while running along a Sandy street.

The jogger, 37, told police she was running near 9800 South and 3000 East about 5:40 a.m. when an unidentified man grabbed her from behind.The man then beat and slammed her head against a brick wall before throwing her into a snowbank and raping her, according to Sandy police spokesman David Lundberg.

The woman was hospitalized and listed Tuesday in fair condition, he said.

The attacker is described as a white male in his mid-20s. No arrests have been made. Detectives expect to draw a composite of the man's face Tuesday to enlist the public's help in finding him.