Baton Rouge man who lost dog in carjacking meets woman that helped track down suspect

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“Thank you for everything you did. I sincerely mean that from the bottom of my heart,” Mohr told her.

A heartwarming reunion took place Wednesday morning. We first reported about David Mohr’s carjacking and death of his dog earlier this month.  

For the first time since his accident Mohr met with the young woman that went above and beyond for him and his dog Roleaux.

“Thank you for everything you did. I sincerely mean that from the bottom of my heart,” Mohr told her.

20-year-old Halla Manna witnessed Mohr get carjacked with his dog inside.

“[The suspect] jumped his truck got in there. All I see is him running in there trying to get her out of there. After that she just reversed on off ran him over,” Manna said.

Manna instantly took action. She posted on social media asking anyone who saw the suspect to contact her. With help she tracked down the suspect herself.

“I walked up to her and asked her… I was just like, I stated ‘maam you took a truck yesterday with a dog and I know it’s you,’” Manna said.

She says she then flagged down a police officer. Within minutes police arrested 30-year-old Leslie Aguillard.

“I had to figure out something to get her. Honestly, I just wanted the dog to be ok,” Manna said.


Unfortunately, it was too late. Authorities say Roleaux was found dead in the backseat of Mohr’s truck.

“It’s a struggle. It’s a long struggle,” Mohr said. “I was devastated,” Manna said.

Though Roleaux is gone Mohr says he is thankful for Manna’s help, noting that without her he would probably still be looking for Roleaux.


“Anybody else could have just turned a blind eye and walked away and did nothing,” Mohr said.

As for Manna she says she was happy to help in any way that she could.

“It feels good knowing that I did something for somebody and its greatly appreciated. like I helped you know,” Manna said.

Mohr has raised over 20 thousand dollars for the Roleaux foundation. He plans on using the money to assist pet shelters and fostering/adoption programs.

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