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Arrest of woman accused of trying to kidnap Joe Montana’s grandchild caught on video

LOS ANGELES — The woman who allegedly tried to kidnap Joe Montana’s grandchild from his Malibu home entered a not guilty plea on Tuesday.

New cellphone video shows deputies taking Sodsai Predpring Dalzell, 39, into custody in Malibu shortly after she allegedly tried to abduct the 9-month-old child on Saturday.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has charged Dalzell with attempted kidnapping of a victim under 14 years old and first-degree residential burglary with a person present. She entered a not-guilty plea on Tuesday and is expected to return to court for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 20.

If convicted, she faces a maximum sentence of up to eight years in state prison. Bail has been set at $200,000.

RELATED: Joe Montana thwarts attempted kidnapping of grandchild in Malibu

She is accused of breaking into the Hall of Fame quarterback’s home just before 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Montana and his wife Jennifer were home when a woman entered the house, and removed a sleeping child from the playpen and held it in her arms. Montana and his wife confronted the woman and he was able to take the child out of the suspect’s arms, the sheriff’s department says.

The woman fled, but was later tracked down at a nearby house and arrested.

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