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WEST JORDAN — A man is accused of kidnapping four church missionaries Friday night after he forced them at gunpoint to walk to a gas station to get money when they told him they had none, police said.

According to West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts, around 9:30 p.m. Friday an intoxicated man approached four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints near an apartment complex at 3700 W. 7100 South and asked them for money.

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After the missionaries told the man they did not have any, he allegedly became insistent and demanding, brandishing a knife and a gun, Roberts said. The man then forced the missionaries to walk to the Exxon Gas Station at 3731 West Jordan Landing Blvd. to retrieve some money. One of the missionaries made a purchase in order to get cash back to give to the man.

Roberts said one of the missionaries was able to text a friend as they were being forced to walk to the gas station, and that friend contacted police who then responded to the area.

Police arrested 25-year-old Michael Willie at the gas station and took him into custody for investigation of aggravated robbery, possession of a concealed dangerous weapon and kidnapping, Roberts said.

The missionaries were not injured in this incident.