A man needed hospital treatment after violence flared in a Hartlepool street.
Police were called to Sorrento's Pizza shop on Church Street, Hartlepool to reports of an alleged altercation outside the takeaway.
It later moved to outside the Odd Bar and the Hill Carter Hotel with reports more people had become involved.
The violence happened between 3am and 4am on Saturday November 14.
A 31-year-old man was taken to James Cook University Hospital with injures to his face and later released.
Five people, two women aged 19 and 20 and three men aged 34, 19 and 20 were all arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and were released on bail pending further inquires.
Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact DC Elizabeth Stubbs on 101 number or on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.