Police: 2 New York college students abducted, held hostage

Police say two college students from the University of Rochester are recovering this morning after they were abducted and held hostage. Rochester police say Nicholas

Police say two college students from the University of Rochester are recovering this morning after they were abducted and held hostage.

Police say two college students from the University of Rochester are recovering this morning after they were abducted and held hostage. (12/7/15)

ROCHESTER - Police say two college students from the University of Rochester are recovering this morning after they were abducted and held hostage.

Rochester police say Nicholas Kollias and Ani Okeke Ewo went missing Saturday evening, and police issued an alert Sunday night.

A SWAT team then rescued the two students around 9:20 p.m. Sunday.

Officials say the two seniors were forcibly abducted and held against their will. They say one of the students was shot in the leg before authorities showed up. Both students were taken to the hospital and are expected to be OK.

Police say four people are in custody, and the investigation is ongoing

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