ITV News presenter Nina Hossain was left traumatised by a mugger who held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her during an early morning run on the South Bank.
The 30-year-old presenter was grabbed by a masked man and knocked to the ground, reports the Daily Mirror.
He then threatened to kill her as he held a six-inch blade to her throat before grabbing her bag and mobile phone.
The presenter escaped with minor bruises and went to work at ITN's Gray's Inn Road HQ the same day. She is said to be "traumatised" by the events which took place on the South Bank one moring last week at 6am.
Nina, then a BBC London presenter, was guest of honour at last year's Waterloo Carnival.
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