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 Train track tragedy in Henryville, Ind Murray State University explosion Fatal car vs. train accident in Henryville, Ind. 19-year-old charged in girl's stabbing death Neighbors feel safer after drug bust, six arrested Ben's evening forecast 6.28.17 19-year-old charged in fatal stabbing of 14-year-old Paid parking coming to Waterfront Park Rise Above: A fighter in business & in life Seatonville Rd. historic home will be moved and preserved More Stories House Russia probe eyes longtime Trump… Jun 29, 2017, 11:18 a.m. Metro Councilman recently under fire set to hold… Jun 29, 2017, 11:52 a.m. Fern Creek letter carrier celebrates 50 years of service Jun 29, 2017, 11:37 a.m.