---- — SARANAC LAKE — A 17-year-old male was charged with attempted assault Thursday.
The youthful offender was arrested by Saranac Lake Police following an incident where he was being combative with police officers, according to a news release from the Saranac Lake Police Department.
The teen allegedly attempted to assault an officer by striking him in the groin area with his knee, police said.
He was charged with second-degree attempted assault, a felony.
The juvenile was arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and was released under the supervision of the Essex County Probation Department.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg