Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male For Robbery

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On Sept. 20, 2019, at approximately 6:40 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to an robbery outside the Sherwood Park Mall.

A suspect approached a male walking outside the mall and requested to use his phone. The male allowed the suspect to use the phone but then refused to return it. A confrontation occurred and the suspect took a machete out of his back pack. The male immediately ran into the nearest store and called police.

A short time later police located the suspect and the phone was retrieved. No one was injured during the incident.

Nathan Sheldon Flach (20) has been charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

Flach was released on a recognizance and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Oct. 9, 2019.

If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).