Jonathan Martin Helps to Stop Mall Theft

In this Friday edition of Niners Daily, we highlight San Francisco 49ers right tackle and his off-the-field heroics.

Martin Protecting

You can learn a lot by following 49ers players on Twitter.

Right tackle Jonathan Martin proved this on Thursday afternoon by posting two messages about stopping an
in-progress robbery at a Los Angeles mall.

Later, he told's "Shutdown Corner" that he helped a security guard subdue an alleged shoplifter.

"I didn't even think," said Martin, a 6-foot-5, 312-pound offensive lineman who started nine games in his first season in San Francisco. "I just reacted. It wasn't till later when (my friend) said, 'He could have had a gun.' I didn't even think about it. I just wanted to help." 

Just took a dude out trying to rob a Versace store #CivicDuty — Jonathan A. Martin (@J_Martin71) January 9, 2015 — Jonathan A. Martin (@J_Martin71) January 9, 2015

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