Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Readington Township Police Chief Sebastian Donaruma announced that an armed robbery of the Unity Bank on Route 22 is under investigation.


According to Prosecutor Kearns, “On Saturday May 9th, at 12:01 PM, Readington Township Police were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred at the Unity Bank on Route 22 near Fire Lane. The investigation is in the preliminary stages at this time, but we know that two armed suspects entered the bank and demanded cash. No injuries were reported. The suspects were able to get away prior to police arrival.”


The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Bureau and Crime Scene Unit are on scene with members of the FBI and Readington Township Detectives. This is an active investigation and further details will be released when they are available.


Anyone with information about this incident can submit anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010 or by going to, or text messaging “HCTIPS”  plus your tip message to 274637 (CRIMES). Tipsters canalso download thefree mobile app “Tipsubmit” and select Hunterdon County to submit anonymous tips via text messaging.