Windsor police have laid an attempted murder charge following a hammer attack on a 13 year old boy Friday morning.

Rafid Jihad, 28, was charged late Saturday afternoon with the brutal crime.

The boy is recovering in a London hospital with multiple skull fractures.

He's listed in stable condition and thankfully is expected to make a full recovery.

The 1000 block of Church Street was closed in both directions shortly before 11 a.m. Police say a preliminary report indicate the teen was walking by the suspects house when the attack occured.

A hammer was recovered from the scene