The OPP have arrested a Hearst man for attempting to poison someone.

On December 19th around 3:00pm members of the Hearst detachment of the OPP were alerted of an incident taking place at a residence within town.

Officers who arrived on scene arrested a 31-year-old Hearst resident on one charge of intent to poison.

The accused is scheduled to appear in Hearst court on January 10th.

The OPP is reminding everyone to please be careful where they leave beverages unattended in public and to not accept drinks from strangers.