June 9, 2014 8:03 am

Man charged with attempted murder in hammer attack on 13-year-old boy

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WINDSOR, Ont. – A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a hammer attack on a 13-year-old boy in Windsor, Ont.

Police say the boy was walking along a street on Friday when a man struck him in the head several times with a hammer, causing multiple skull fractures.

The boy is in stable condition in a London hospital.

Rafid Jihad, 28, was arrested at the scene without incident.

He remains in custody.

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