Close Bystander in N.C. takes action after witnessing animal cruelty Mary Stringini, WCNC , WHAS 10:08 PM. EST March 04, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- A bystander chose to take action when she witnessed a man carrying a dog by the collar around its neck.Pawsitive Impact NC Dog Rescue was contacted about the incident and posted the images on Facebook in order to bring awareness to animal cruelty.The post said that the bystander confronted the man when she saw the way he was treating the dog and he told her to mind her own business. The woman then took action and called the Mount Holly Police Department and waited for their arrival, according to the post.The post stated that the man was later charged with animal cruelty. WCNC has reached out to the Mount Holly Police Department and is waiting to obtain the police report on the incident. © 2017 WCNC.COM CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Inside the chaos: Police release Las Vegas body cam footage UofL coaches stand behind Tom Jurich Tyra named acting Athletic Director at UofL FEMA takes back thousands in hurricane aid money City's one step closer to soccer stadium reality Indiana police officer fires at actor First Alert StormTeam: Wednesday Outlook Long-time Shelbyville store closing up shop Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas UofL goes forward with process to fire Pitino More Stories Santa helps flip the switch for Light Up Louisville Nov 23, 2017, 9:22 p.m. Police: Man charged in death of 2-year-old Nov 24, 2017, 4:10 p.m. Officer reunites lost dog with family on Thanksgiving Nov 24, 2017, 9:47 p.m.