Love Island’s Laura Anderson reveals terrifying moment she bravely fought off mugger in Barcelona by punching him


LOVE Island star Laura Anderson was the victim of an alleged mugging in Barcelona and felt too scared to leave her hotel room.

The blonde beauty, 31, headed to the Spanish coastal town for a post-lockdown getaway with her new boyfriend Tom Brazier.

Laura described how she gave the guy a big whack to scare him off

She showed off her injury she sustained while fighting off the men

After enjoying a delicious seafood dinner, the pair went for a stroll to get some photos of the famous city.

But she had a “gut feeling” that two men were watching them and her worst fears soon came true.

After hailing a taxi to head back to the hotel, one of the men stormed Tom – a former bodybuilder – from behind and tried to get his expensive watch off him.

But some quick thinking from her, including loud swearing and whack to the shoulder, Laura, was able to scare the would be thieves off.

Laura posed for this photo just minutes before their attack

She opened up about the terrifying experience on her Instagram  stories.

Laura said: “Hey guys so obviously, you know I am in Barcelona but last night was really horrible. Me and Tom went for dinner then decided to walk a little bit, try get a photo and basically got mugged.

“Nothing like this has ever happened to me before even when I worked for Emirates, travelling myself and stuff and Tom is pretty big.

“You know when you’ve just got a gut feeling? These two guys were just watching us and then I kept saying to Tom and he was like ‘it’s fine it’s fine’.”

She went public with her relationship with fitness beau in May

The men stormed them and then Laura described what happened next.

She said: “So I just ran round the back of the cab and was like ‘F*** off!’ and whacked him on the shoulder with my phone which he could have taken and they scuffled off and it was just horrible and Tom was like get back in the car and we drove off.

“I didn’t know where his friend was, I didn’t know if he was gonna come from behind me or if he had any weapons, you just don’t know – just for a watch!”

Laura warned fans to be careful when they travel and revealed a someone spiked her friend’s drink in Barcelona on the same night.

“So I just wanted to say if anyone goes to Barcelona or anywhere in Europe, the pickpockets are just rife but to be actually physically -Tom doesn’t think he was attacked because he’s very brave but the guy did attack him and yeah and I think we both reacted pretty well and it was fine,” she told fans.

Laura starred in the 2018 series of Love Island and went public with her relationship with the fitness trainer in May.

She admitted feeling scared to go back outside after the attempted mugging
Laura enjoyed celebrating summer after plucking up the courage to leave the house
They enjoyed cocktails by the beach after their scary ordeal

According to Tom’s online accounts, the fitness guru has been a personal trainer since 2004 and has a WBFF’s Coach of the Year title under his belt.

It’s unsure how long he and Laura have been dating, but it seems it may make her change her mind about leaving London.

The TV star recently admitted that she wanted to move back to Scotland because she felt lonely.