The historic San Francisco 49ers quarterback faced an intruder alongside his wife. “It was a terrifying situation,” he said.
The sport of the United States and society in general was shocked this weekend in that country because Joe Montana, football glory and member of the NFL Hall of Fame, avoided with his wife the kidnapping of her 9-month-old grandson in his house.
According to the Los Angeles County Police Department, Montana told cops that her grandson was asleep Saturday when an unknown woman entered their Malibu home and took the little boy.
Montana and his wife Jennifer confronted the woman, who was identified by the name Sodsai Dalzell, and attempted to “defuse the situation” and asked her to return the baby.
After a struggle, Jennifer Montana snatched the child from Dalzell’s arms, authorities said “Thank you to everyone who has reached out,” said the former San Francisco 49ers star on Twitter. everyone is okay. We appreciate that you respect our privacy at this time. ”
Police said Dalzell fled the home but was subsequently arrested. She faces charges for kidnapping and robbery. It is not known at this time if she has an attorney who can speak on her behalf.
Joe Montana, 54, retired in 1994. He played 13 of his 15 years with the San Francisco 49ers, who won four Super Bowls with him as the starting quarterback.