Montana advised police the girl — later recognized as Sodsai Dalzell — entered his dwelling in Malibu, California, eliminated his 9-month-old grandchild from a playpen and held the kid in her arms.
Montana and his spouse, Jennifer, confronted the girl, tried to de-escalate the scenario and requested the girl to provide their grandchild again, police stated.
“A tussle ensued and Mrs. Montana was in a position to safely pry the kid out of the suspect’s arms,” a press release from sheriff’s division reads.
Dalzell fled Montana’s dwelling to a close-by home in Malibu the place she was later taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies. She is dealing with costs of kidnapping and housebreaking.
Nobody was injured through the incident, together with the 9-month-old baby, the sheriff’s division stated.
“Thanks to everybody who has reached out,” he tweeted. “Scary scenario, however grateful that everyone is doing nicely. We respect respect for our privateness right now.”