05/31/2011 09:22 am ET | Updated Jul 31, 2011

Michelle Hoang Thi Le, Samuel Merritt University Nursing Student, Missing After Rounds At Hospital

A nursing student at Samuel Merritt University was reported missing after she disappeared during a break in hospital rounds.

Michelle Hoang Thi Le was last seen a 7 p.m. on May 27 at the Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center.

The Daily News has more:

The 26-year-old beauty told friends she was going to drive to Reno with a friend after class that night, authorities said. Her friend never heard from her, and Le's vehicle was later found a few blocks from the hospital.

Le had a cell phone with her when she left class, but it was not found in the car.

Authorities tracked her cell phone signal to Oakland, Union City and Fremont, but subsequently lost the signal, reported KGO-TV.

Le's parents are offering a $20,000 reward for her safe return.