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Babysitter allegedly takes kids to bank robbery

 Rachel Einspahr / Credit: Weld County Sheriff's Office
Rachel Einspahr / Credit: Weld County Sheriff's Office (KKTV)
Published: May. 16, 2016 at 12:59 PM MDT
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A Colorado woman is accused of taking two children she was babysitting to a bank robbery.

The Weld County Sheriff's Office says 28-year-old Rachel Einspahr went through the drive through of a bank in Severance with the two children on Friday. She allegedly sent a note through the vacuum tube saying that there was a man in her car who wanted money and was threating to her hurt her children. Investigators say the teller at the Colorado East Bank & Trust in Severance gave her $500.

Sheriff's office spokesman Matt Turner says there wasn't a man in the car with them.

Einspahr was being held in jail Monday but hasn't been formally charged. It's not clear if she has a lawyer yet.