Six men have been bailed following an attack in Warrington which left three people in hospital with serious injuries.
Shortly after midnight police were called to reports of a disturbance at a premises in Manchester Road, Warrington.
Officers arrived at the scene and three people were taken to hospital with serious facial injuries.
Six men have been questioned and released on bailed pending further enquiries.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of what has happened.
Detective Inspector Matt Durcan said: "We are appealing to anyone with any information about the incident to come forward or anyone who was in the area at the time and has seen anything significant to get in touch. At this stage this appears to be an isolated incident however we have stepped up patrols in the area to provide reassurance to the local community"
Anyone with information is being asked to contact police on 101