Joe Montana and Wife Thwart Kidnapping Attempt Of Their Grandchild


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Joe Montana is a Hall of Famer on the football field but he and his wife Jennifer flexed their hero skills off the field when they stopped a kidnapper from taking off with their grandchild. Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who had snuck in and was on her way out with their 9-month-old grandchild. 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.

Jennifer and Joe Montana were able to stop the women and wrestle the baby out of her arms. Authorities found her nearby thanks to tips. She was identified as Sodsai Dalzell. Joe thanked everyone tweeting "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."