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Strictly star reveals ‘terrifying’ ordeal after being mugged by man in balaclava in broad daylight


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A former Strictly star has revealed a terrifying mugging ordeal (Picture: PA)

Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Annabel Croft revealed on social media that she was mugged by a masked man during a terrifying ordeal in London.

The former British tennis player, 57, revealed that she had her phone stolen from her hands while outside a busy central London station.

‘I just wanted to warn people who are on their own in London. I just got mugged waiting for a taxi outside King’s Cross St Pancras,’ she revealed on her social media.

She revealed that the thief had a covered face: ‘The man was riding a bike and wearing a black balaclava. He rode straight at me and took my phone clean out of my hands.

‘He rode away with it but luckily dropped my phone so I got it back. Terrifying!

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‘On a positive note, there are some lovely people out there. Luckily a lovely gentleman witnessed it and came over to help me. Thank you to whoever you are,’ she said per the Daily Mail.

Annabel competed on Strictly In 2023 (Picture: Dave Hogan/Hogan Media/Shutterst)

Metro.co.uk have reached out to Annabel Croft for comment.

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