LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are searching for a missing man who may be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance.

Luke Saunders, 22, was last seen on Jan. 24 around 5:30 p.m. near the Spring Mountain and Red Rock Canyon area, according to police.

Luke Saunders, 22, last seen Jan. 24 near the Spring Mountain and Red Rock Canyon area (Credit: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and a small dark blue backpack. Saunders is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. He has blue eyes and blond hair.

Anyone with information about Saunders can contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 702-828-3111, or its missing persons detail, 702-828-2907, or email missingpersons@lvmpd.com.