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 5 26 Blackout victims at Mexico resorts have little hope of justice Oregon City man: Protect your eyes during eclipse Verify: What are safe, alternative ways to view the eclipse? Louisville woman injured in Charlottesville attack Stores already restocking shelves in Hopkinsville eclipse zone Graphic video: Car slams into crowd at alt-right demonstration Fights break out in the street during alt-right protest Mother dies of protein overdose Reality TV show follows search of Clarksville shooting suspect Don't burn your retinas while looking at eclipse More Stories Louisville woman injured during Charlottesville protests Aug 18, 2017, 10:43 p.m. Stores already restocking shelves in Hopkinsville… Aug 18, 2017, 10:52 p.m. E-cigs, hookah to be added to Louisville smoke-free… Aug 18, 2017, 6:54 p.m.