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 Woman charged in deaths of her children after train accident NOW: LulaRoe or LulaNO? Experts warn of phony calls to steal money Heather Heyer's mom to accept award on her behalf Mom set to lose thousands over LuLaRoe issues Kaitlynn's Friday night forecast 9/22/17 Louisville to pay $30M for LCFC Stadium: Mayor Fischer Victory Park shooting victim identified Search for Mexico quake survivors continues New steelmaker coming to Jeffersonville and giving back More Stories Endangered species, and the wall that could silence them Sep 23, 2017, 8:45 p.m. LMPD officer injured during chase after shooting Sep 23, 2017, 9:05 p.m. President Trump coming to Indy area Wednesday to… Sep 23, 2017, 8:57 p.m.