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.