Two police officers were injured late Friday night while breaking up a fight in the parking lot of the Sunset Tavern in Burlington Township, police said.
Police arrived at 11:14 p.m. in the parking lot at 1108 Sunset Rd., where two men were fighting, authorities said. As the officers arrested Jamel Cross, 19, police said, several people interfered.
The officers called for assistance from Burlington City, Willingboro, and Mount Holly police, said Burlington Township Sgt. Mike Gollnick.
As the situation was brought under control, two Burlington Township officers suffered minor injuries. Five people were arrested.
One officer had a fractured finger and the other injured his back, Gollnick said. The officers were treated at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro and released.
The following five people were arrested, police said:
Cross, of Burlington Township, was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and underage consumption of alcohol. He was being held in the Burlington County Jail on $5,000 bail.
Cameron D. Bradshaw, 20, of Burlington Township, was charged with disorderly conduct, underage consumption of alcohol, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. He was released on $5,000 bail.
Lamont Lee, 21, of Shamong, was charged with possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. He was being held on $10,000 bail.
Tiana Lake, 24, of Willingboro, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. She was being held on $7,500 bail.
Kanisha Imes, 19, of Willingboro, was charged with disorderly conduct and released pending court.
Three other women had to be removed from the scene but were not charged, police said.