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 WFAA Breaking News Hundreds attend vigil for young woman killed in shooting Grant Gupton Assistant Golf Coach at Spalding Crawford Co. High works toward state championship JCPS superintendent: Salary study reveals $40M ''mistake'' April the giraffe is an internet sensation Tinder for teens 3-year-old steals Pope's hat and it's awesome Deal Guy: $35 WiFi Streaming Camera T.G. talks temps in 60's More Stories LMPD honors fallen officer Peter Grignon 12 years later Mar 23, 2017, 1:08 p.m. Police identify London attacker as Khalid Masood Mar 23, 2017, 11:43 a.m. Dir. of Bullitt Co. Animal Control fired Mar 23, 2017, 1:09 p.m.