MARYLAND

Fatal Stabbing Two men were stabbed, one fatally, after an altercation Monday in Hyattsville, Prince George's police said yesterday.

Lorenzo Brinson, 20, of the 2500 block of Bellefield Court in Fort Washington, died after being found in the 3500 block of Madison Street. The second man was not identified.

THE DISTRICT

Life Sentence A paroled sex offender was returned to prison for life yesterday for sexually assaulting a woman who had been sleeping in her Mount Pleasant home.

David Bryant, 40, of the 3200 block of Adams Mill Road NW, entered the woman's house June 19, 2004, prosecutors said. Bryant, who pleaded guilty to sexual assault and burglary charges, had been convicted of a similar crime in the same area 23 years ago, prosecutors said.

He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

VIRGINIA

Girl Abducted An 18-year-old Springfield man was arrested in Hampton after allegedly abducting a teenage Newington girl at gunpoint and driving her from Fairfax County to the southern Virginia city, police said.

The man was identified as Jonathan Hensdill. The abduction occurred Monday near Fullerton Road and Fairfax County Parkway after he allegedly rammed his car into the girl's. She escaped after he stopped for gas in Hampton, police said.

Compiled from reports by staff writers.