American soccer legend Joe Montana and his spouse have rescued their nine-month-old grandchild from a kidnapping try, authorities say.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division mentioned the couple confronted a girl who had entered their house and grabbed the kid from a playpen.
After a “tussle”, officers mentioned the couple have been capable of retrieve the kid.
“Scary scenario, however grateful that everyone is doing properly,” the Corridor of Fame quarterback tweeted.
“We respect respect for our privateness at the moment,” he added.
Montana, who’s now 64, spent most of his profession with the San Francisco 49ers and is broadly thought to be one of many biggest quarterbacks of all time. He was nicknamed “the Comeback Child” throughout his heyday within the Nineteen Eighties, as a result of he was well-known for establishing successful last-minute touchdowns.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division mentioned a feminine intruder entered the couple’s house in Malibu on Saturday night and grabbed their sleeping grandchild.
The four-time Tremendous Bowl champion and his spouse Jennifer “tried to de-escalate the scenario” and requested the lady to provide the kid again, earlier than “a tussle ensued and Mrs Montana was capable of safely pry the kid out of the suspect’s arms”, the sheriff’s division mentioned.
The suspect, recognized as Sodsai Dalzell, fled the scene however was then caught and charged with kidnapping and housebreaking.