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Sunday September 27th, 2020 :: 12:36 p.m. PDT

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**UPDATE** #LASD Detectives Investigating Kidnapping Of An Infant, 22100 blk Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu  

**UPDATE** #LASD Detectives Investigating Kidnapping Of An Infant, 22100 blk Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu


On September 26, 2020, at approximately 1700 hours, deputies patrolling the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station were flagged down in the City of Malibu by a man they recognized as Mr. Joe Montana.  Mr. Montana stated an unknown female had just entered his residence, kidnapped his grandchild, then fled the location without the child.   
  
Mr. Montana told them their nine-month-old grandchild was sleeping in the playpen when an unknown female entered the residence and removed the child from the playpen and held it in her arms.  Mr. Montana, and his wife Jennifer, confronted the female, attempted to de-escalate the situation, and asked for the suspect to give back their grandchild. A tussle ensued and Mrs. Montana was able to safely pry the child out of the suspect’s arms. The suspect fled the location. The deputies searched the area, and she was subsequently taken into custody; charged with kidnapping and burglary.   
  
None of the parties were injured during the incident, including the nine-month-old child. The suspect was identified as: Sodsai Dalzell, female adult, Booking #6019681.  
 
There is no further information at this time.

 
Original Press Release                                                                  


DATE:  Saturday, September 26, 2020
 
TIME:   5:00 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  22100 blk Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
 
VICTIM:  9 month old Child
 
SUSPECT(S):  Female Adult, Asian
 
UNIT:  Malibu/Lost Hills Station Detective Bureau
 
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Malibu/Lost Hills Station Deputies were flagged down in the 22100 block of Pacific Coast Highway regarding the kidnapping of a 9 month old child. 

The suspect entered a residence in the 22100 block of Pacific Coast Highway and kidnapped a 9 month old child from the living room of the location. The suspect walked upstairs with the child where the grandparents confronted the suspect and took the child back. 

The suspect fled to a nearby house, where she was located and arrested by Malibu/Lost Hills Deputies.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.

 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Malibu/Lost Hills Station (818) 878-1808. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
Forwarded by:
Maria Lucero, Deputy
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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