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44-year-old Man who repeatedly stabbed mum as she pushed child in pram jailed for life

Mentally-ill violent offender Mark Brazant, 44, was warned he may never be released by a judge at the Old Bailey, as he was sentenced for attempting to murder Josephine Conlon as she pushed her child in a buggy in Streatham, south-west London.

The paranoid scizophrenic was left free to strike after going missing on his release from Thameside Prison on Christmas Eve 2019.

The sentence comes with a minimum hybrid hospital and custodial term of 11 years.

Mrs Conlon was was stabbed repeatedly in the face and neck as she pushed her young daughter in a pushchair. She was returning home after meeting friends at a bakery in Streatham, and was on the phone to her mother when she was set on by her paranoid attacker on December 30.

She previously said her "life is on hold" but she feels lucky her injuries were not fatal.

The 36-year-old was attacked near her home in Streatham after meeting with friends on the afternoon of December 30 last year.

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