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 Operation Ice Breaker leads to 41 arrests Double shooting leaves 1 dead on Salem bypass Proffitt Report: "Prayer" music video seeks to unify Ben's Wednesday forecast 4/26 Metro Animal Services changing its pet surrender process Crosby parents plan to take legal action after assault 1 killed in West Broadway shooting Army vet takes on Texas schools shaming students in lunch line Homeowner's neighbor keeps calling 911 Louisville prepares for Google Fiber More Stories Papa John's founder resigns from UofL Athletic Association Apr 27, 2017, 10:24 a.m. How Pres. Trump's tax plan would affect households Apr 27, 2017, 11:20 a.m. United Airlines is making 10 customer-service policy changes Apr 27, 2017, 11:30 a.m.