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 Potentially-deadly tick-borne virus spreading Woman killed in accident on Outer Loop RAW INTERVIEW: Mother of 7-year-old homicide victim talks about son At least 19 dead, 50 injured after Ariana Grande concert in U.K. Family of Ne'Riah Miller: Shooting a painful reminder of past violence Morning Brew in Spanish: 5.22.17 Protecting our children: Hundreds of Ga. daycares cited for violations Severe storms tear through Madison County, Indiana Community leaders address violence in wake of 7-year-old's death Inside the Asian carp invasion More Stories 22 dead after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in UK May 22, 2017, 7:02 p.m. I-64 E before the Watterson is closed due to… May 23, 2017, 4:11 a.m. iTeam: Asian carp invasion continues to grow May 23, 2017, 12:11 a.m.