Police are investigating a public order incident which occurred between 1am and 1:30am on Saturday 6 July on Finkle Street in Kendal.
The incident involved a group of men and women aged in their 20s.
A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Two men sustained minor injuries.
“Two Kendal men were arrested on suspicion of common assault and public order offences, they have been released under investigation.
“Officers want to identify a male who was assaulted and held on the floor by his neck, he left the scene prior to police attending.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 1162 Friend on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting log 11 of 6 July.