Police were called to a beauty contest in Scarborough after a mass brawl broke out when supporters of one of the contestants claimed the competition was a fix.
Security were kicked and punched after a woman was eliminated from the Miss Scarborough beauty contest.
There were also chants of "fix" from a section of the audience at the Scarborough Fair Collection in Lebberston, according to the Yorkshire Post.
Miss England organiser Angie Beasley said: "It’s a great shame that it was ruined by thugs".
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called at around 11.45pm following reports of a disturbance
"We didn't receive any complaints and no one has been arrested in connection with the incident."
Two RNLI lifeboats based at Scarborough have been "temporarily stood down" after a search for a missing man on the North Yorkshire coast.
The search for a missing angler off the North Yorkshire coast is continuing. A helicopter was previously deployed to help search the cliffs near Burniston.
A lifeboat and helicopter have been deployed to search for a missing angler near Burniston, just north of Scarborough in North Yorkshire.
A man found guilty of dangerous driving has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught on camera driving with no hands.
North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety camera shows Richard Newton driving past a safety camera van with both hands on his head. He continues along the road for around 25 seconds driving around 60mph.
A court in Scarborough also ordered Newton to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work in the community and fined him £625.
A man caught on camera driving at more than sixty miles an hour with his hands behind his head has been found guilty of dangerous driving by magistrates in Scarborough .
Richard Newton,a thirty six year old motor mechanic from Whitby, had admitted in court that his driving was careless but had denied it was dangerous. Newton said he was stretching himself because of a back problem.
This video shows the whole of Scarborough seafront and large parts of the town underwater.
People are seen wading in water up to their waists in what appears to be the town's lifeboat shelter.
This video has now been removed.
This photograph shows the flooded seafront in Scarborough last night: