The Sun claims that the influencer, 26, was travelling back from Ibiza with her father Paul when the incident happened after they took a ferry to Barcelona.
The men slashed the tyres of her £60,000 car and took her designer handbag, purse and passports, the publication reports.
A source told the publication: ‘Arabella heard the doors unlock before being dragged out. She was absolutely terrified but she screamed and fought back.
‘She had no idea what these men wanted and feared the worst. They raided the car for everything they could.
‘Shortly after driving off the ferry, she had car issues with the two back wheels. Her dad realised both tyres had been slashed.’
The insider added that because they only had one spare tyre Arabella stayed with the car full of suitcases while her dad got an Uber.
They went on to claim that when he left the vehicle and the men saw she was alone they went and attacked her.
She reportedly then pleaded with them to let her keep her phone before they ran off and her dad returned with the police.
The source continued: ‘Arabella is so shaken, but pleased to be back home. It was a hugely traumatic experience for her.’
She is now said to be recuperating at home with her family and friends around her.
Representatives for Arabella have been contacted by MailOnline for comment.
It comes after it was revealed that she has been secretly dating Manchester City’s Ruben Dias for a month.
The revelation came after eagled-eyed fans claimed the pair were in Paris together recently after posting near-identical shots of the Eiffel Tower, from what is now being reported to be the couple’s first ‘romantic mini-break’.
She has reportedly been regularly jetting from her home in Ibiza to spend time with the hunky Portuguese player, 32, in the UK – who has been ‘showering’ the stunner with gifts.
MailOnline contacted Arabella and Ruben’s representatives for comment at the time.
Both Ruben and Arabella shared snaps of the Eiffel Tower taken from the same angle and clearly within minutes of each other as the same passers by could be spotted in the snaps.
Portuguese international Ruben was in Paris for the glittering Ballon d’Or awards last Monday but walked the red carpet alone.
Meanwhile, Arabella’s time in Paris seemed to be a pit stop on her way to Ibiza, with the model sharing snaps of herself on the White Isle.
Model and social influencer Arabella, who took part in the fifth season of Love Island in 2019, split from New York businessman Richie Akiva in September.
And Richie quickly moved on with a mystery woman just days after their split.
The model and Leonardo DiCaprio’s pal, 45, were last pictured together at a party in NYC on September 12 and they split shortly afterwards.
‘King of nightclubs’ Richie wasted no time embracing his new single status as he packed on the PDA with a woman, who bore a striking resemblance to Arabella, outside The Flower nightclub in Paris on Tuesday night.
The pair wrapped their arms around each other in the very public display of affection.
It’s unknown how long Arabella was seeing New York native Richie or where they first met.
But this Summer, Arabella soaked up the sun in Ibiza with Richie and his pals, including A-lister Leo.
Richie has been a regular on the New York club scene since his teen years and opened the legendary 10ak nightclub in 2007.
He is the CEO of the Butter Group, which owns other popular venues in the city, including Up & Down and Butter.
Richie regularly rubs shoulders with celebrities and has previously hosted birthday parties for the likes of Rihanna and Naomi Campbell.
Arabella was also linked to another athlete this year, former French rugby player Yoann Huget.
The couple were spotted at the French Open in June to watch a tennis match together.
A source said at the time: ‘They’ve been dating for a while and it’s now turned more serious so they were happy to make it official at the French Open.’
She was briefly linked to DJ Tom Zanetti in 2021 but she was quick to shoot down the claims.
Arabella explained: ‘We did a shoot together, but we’re just good friends! People have assumed more than it is. I’m 100 percent single and for the first time in my life I’m learning about myself and I know what I want now in a guy.
‘I don’t want to settle. When you’re younger you think ‘he’s hot, he’ll do for now,’ but now I’m like no, I know what I want and know my worth.’
Meanwhile, Ruben was last linked to cabaret dancer Ginevra Festa. The pair were pictured kissing last summer but have not been seen together since.
Prior to this he had an ugly split from singer April Ivy, who released a song called Broken Apologies shortly after the break up, which appeared to be about the City star.
The couple started dating at the end of 2018 and went public on New Year’s Day 2019, however they broke up in September 2021 over ‘lifestyle differences’.
Insiders told Portuguese magazine Flash! at the time that Rúben’s desire for a ‘more discreet’ life clashed with his former love’s ‘exuberance’, leading to their reported break-up and his removal of April from his social media channels.
Rúben and Ivy lived together in Manchester, after he relocated to play for Man City.
Source told the publication: ‘The now ex-couple already shared a house in Manchester, where the singer had moved in order to be close to Rúben and at the same time bet on her musical career in London.
‘The lifestyles, more discreet on the part of the footballer contrasting with the more exuberant side of the artist, ended up becoming irreconcilable…
‘The separation happened a few weeks ago, after the summer vacation that the two still spent together in Greece, in early July.’