From left to right, University of Rochester seniors Nicholas Kollias and Ani Okeke Ewo
University of Rochester
December 7, 2015 2:01 PM EST

Two college students were rescued by a SWAT team Sunday after being “forcibly abducted and held against their will” during an ordeal lasting more than a day, officials said.

Four people were in taken into custody after the nighttime raid to free University of Rochester seniors Nicholas Kollias, 21, and Ani Okeke-Ewo, 21.

The two were reported missing about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. They had last been seen around 2 a.m. that morning near campus and were believed to have been traveling together in a 2005 BMW SUV, police said. The students are both originally from Chicago, according to NBC New York.

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