UPDATE: The family of Monica Sykes have offered a $5,000 reward for her whereabouts. If you have any information regarding her location, you are urged to contact Berkeley Police.

A candlelight vigil for Monica is being held on Thursday, December 8 at Gateway High School.

BERKELEY, Mo. - Berkeley police are asking the public’s help locating a woman who went missing in late October.

Monica Sykes's mother, Regina Sykes, says it's been a grueling month of calling and waiting. The morning of October 27 was the last time she saw or heard from her daughter.

Monica shared a home with her sister Dayna Sykes, who said they never go a day without speaking.

Police said Monica was last seen on leaving her home in the 6300 block of Fay Drive at around 7 a.m.

She got into a white car that has not been identified. Police say it's unusual in this community for someone to go missing for this long. They're doing all they can to bring bring her home safely.

"We're treating it as the family would want us to treat it and that's if it was our own daughter and that's the steps we're taking," Berkeley Police Captain Art Jackson said.

Police said the 25-year-old is 4-feet-11 and weighs about a 100 pounds.

They're asking anyone with any information on Monica's whereabouts to call Berkeley police.