The segment also reported that the man who was carjacked wasn't let go; he escaped when the car almost ran out of gas and the carjackers had to stop at a gas station. Since the cell phone was in his car, police quickly traced the car. Will Verizon (or whoever the company is) replace his phone out of goodwill? I hope so.
Update: Later Thursday, authorities confirmed that they had found the body of Sunil in the Providence River, NBC story by Elizabeth Chuck here.