In a shocking story from California, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana thwarted a kidnapping attempt on his own grandchild.
Some crazy person gained access to the house and went in and took Joe’s 9-month-old grandchild before Joe’s wife, Jennifer was able to pry the child away from the intruder.
The cops quickly arrested the suspect. “Thank you to everyone who has reached out,” Montana wrote on Twitter. “Scary situation, but thankful that everybody is doing well. We appreciate respect for our privacy at this time.”
From The AP:
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement officials confirmed on Sunday.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Montana told deputies that his grandchild was sleeping in a playpen on Saturday when an unknown woman entered their home in Malibu and grabbed the child.
Montana and his wife, Jennifer, confronted the woman, whom authorities later identified as Sodsai Dalzell, tried to “de-escalate the situation” and asked her to give back their grandchild.
After a tussle, law enforcement officials say Jennifer Montana pried the child out of Dalzell’s arms.
Thank you to everyone who has reached out. Scary situation, but thankful that everybody is doing well. We appreciate respect for our privacy at this time.
— Joseph Montana (@JoeMontana) September 27, 2020
Football great Joe Montana and his wife, Jennifer, faced down a would-be kidnapper at their Malibu home this weekend, saving their 9-month-old grandchild from being taken. https://t.co/bHIA4V4WEe
— ABC News (@ABC) September 28, 2020