Megan Barton Hanson beams as she emerges after finding the 'feisty' hamster she ...

Megan Barton Hanson emerged on Friday looking happy and carefree following her hamster-based scandal earlier in the week. 

On Wednesday, the 24-year-old Love Island star admitted she stole her co-star Charlie Brake's cousin's hamster, just four months after kidnapping her own rodent, however she revealed on Instagram that she had located the pet.

As she headed to a radio appearance, she looked sensational in a flirty red dress just hours after posting a video showing the hamster which she vowed to return to Charlie before insisting she would never steal animals again. 

Tough times: Megan Barton Hanson emerged on Friday looking happy and carefree following her hamster-based scandal earlier in the week

Tough times: Megan Barton Hanson emerged on Friday looking happy and carefree following her hamster-based scandal earlier in the week

Megan looked sensational in the dress which she gave a tough edge with the assistance of a leather jacket and tough ankle boots. 

Prior to the outing, the former exotic dance, confessed she had stolen the hamster - named after the Game Of Thrones character Khaleesi - after taking issue with the animal's welfare and her small cage. 

The star, who shares custody of her own GoT-named hamster Jon Snow with ex Wes Nelson, did however admit that since taking Khaleesi home she had misplaced the animal and recruited her mum to help her in the search mission.

Two days later, she confirmed she had found the rodent as she took to Instagram to say: 'I found her! Hey little bubba... omg get back in!...

Back in action: On Wednesday, the 24-year-old Love Island star admitted she stole her co-star Charlie Brake's cousin's hamster, just four months after kidnapping her own rodent, however she revealed on Instagram that she had located the pet

Back in action: On Wednesday, the 24-year-old Love Island star admitted she stole her co-star Charlie Brake's cousin's hamster, just four months after kidnapping her own rodent, however she revealed on Instagram that she had located the pet

Eek: As she headed to a radio appearance, she looked sensational in a flirty red dress just hours after posting a video showing the hamster which she vowed to return to Charlie before insisting she would never steal animals again

Eek: As she headed to a radio appearance, she looked sensational in a flirty red dress just hours after posting a video showing the hamster which she vowed to return to Charlie before insisting she would never steal animals again

'She's a feisty one. I can't lose you again Charlie and Charlie's cousin I'm gonna return her tomorrow and im never going to steal someone's pet again

Megan shot to fame alongside Charlie and Wes on last year's third series of Love Island, where she was a divisive addition to the cast however since leaving the house she has won fans all over and garnered 1.8million Instagram followers. 

After leaving the show, Megan and Wes announced their split in January during which they vowed to co-parent Jon Snow, as they said in their statement: 'We are parents first and foremost to one incredibly wonderful hamster'.

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