WAYLAND, N.Y. -- A Steuben County teenager is accused of throwing a knife at a state trooper.

Geoffery Burnett, 16 of Wayland, is charged with attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief and resisting arrest.

State police say Burnett was damaging property at a home when troopers got to the scene. 

Officials say Burnett refused to drop the knife he was holding, and instead threw it at one of the troopers.

The trooper was not injured. 

Burnett was taken to the Steuben County Jail on $3,000 bail.