09 December 2021, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rottweil: The application app Tinder is seen on the display of an iPhone SE. Photo: Silas Stein/ (Photo by Silas Stein/picture alliance via Getty Images) FARMINGTON, Utah - A Utah teenager faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he stabbed his Tinder date multiple times and a second victim before being detained by a Good Samaritan.The Davis County Sheriff’s Office said 18-year-old Kane Thomas Fairbank lured an 18-year-old woman to Mueller Park last week after meeting her on the popular dating app a few days earlier.
Authorities said the pair were at the park for several hours before Fairbank stabbed his victim multiple times. Authorities said the victim was able to fight back, get away, and flag down nearby witnesses. RELATED: Masked men pose as women on dating apps, then rob victims, Maryland police warnThe witnesses were able to create a "barrier" between Fairbank and the victim, according to the police.
Two of the witnesses were nurses and an EMT who were all able to prove first aid while another bystander called 911. However, police say Fairbank left the area and drove to a local gas station before abandoning his vehicle.