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Woman in chair-throwing video identified, Toronto police say

Woman in chair-throwing video identified, Toronto police say

Toronto police say they know the identity of a woman caught on video throwing a chair from an upper floor of a downtown condo building, but don't know her exact whereabouts and want her to surrender.

He said police have reached out to her directly and advised her to turn herself in, but a snowstorm in Toronto has meant her surrender could be delayed. She will be in court on Wednesday. She must also stay away from the condominium unit where the incident occurred.

"We have identified the woman". No injuries or deaths were reported from the incident.

The suspect is facing three charges - mischief-endangering life, mischief or damage to property under $5,000, and common nuisance. Police said other items were tossed off the balcony as well. "Of course, she would never wish anybody would be hurt".

On Monday, police released a photo of the woman, who they say appears to be in her 20s.

"This was not just something that was sort of a lark gone bad", he said.

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Neighbours told CTV News Toronto that they believed it was being operated as one that day.

Hopkinson said as part of the investigation, police will be speaking with staff working at the concierge of buildings in the area.

Hopkinson said he first noticed the video on Sunday and was "outraged" by the incident.

"It's a very callous thing", he said of the alleged incident.

Toronto Mayor John Tory said the video shows "grossly irresponsible behaviour". "I hope they would've concluded that earlier on".