(CNN) -- A British woman touring India leaped from the balcony of her hotel room to escape the hotel's owner, who had been trying to enter her room and was arrested on suspicion of trying to rape her, police said Tuesday.
Doctors say the woman, traveling alone in Agra, might have ligament injuries but no fracture, according to Agra District Police Chief Subhash Dubey. She will cut short the rest of her trip and return to the United Kingdom, Dubey said.
The woman locked the door of her room when the owner, Sachin Chauhan, offered her what he said was a preplanned massage, Dubey said. When Chauhan kept knocking on the door and insisted on the service, she jumped from her balcony, according to Dubey.
Dubey told CNN the man has denied he was trying to rape the woman. He said the woman is feeling afraid, and the police superintendent and two female constables are staying with her.
The incident comes amid a number of high-profile accusations of violence against women in India, and protests demanding that the violence end.
Last week, five men were accused of raping a Swiss tourist. Police said the men confessed to the crime, which allegedly took place in central India at a camping area near a forest in Datia district. Confessions in police custody are not admissible in court, however, and can be retracted.
That incident sparked demonstrations demanding that lawmakers be held accountable for a lack of law and order.
India was the focus of worldwide attention and national outrage in December after a 23-year-old student was gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi. She died in a Singapore hospital from injuries she suffered in the attack.
CNN's Samira Said contributed to this report.
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