The Bay St. George RCMP has received complaints of a man and woman fraudulently trying to collect money for charities.

Police said the reports were made on Saturday in Stephenville and in Sheaves Cove.

According to the RCMP, the pair is claiming to be collecting money on behalf of SCAPA, a no-kill animal shelter in Stephenville, and the Canadian Cancer Society.

The RCMP advises anyone approached by the two to contact police immediately.