Toronto police identify woman in chair-hurling video
TORONTO (Reuters) – Toronto police mentioned on Tuesday they have got recognized the woman observed in a video throwing a chair from the balcony of a high-rise rental final week and feature prompt her to give up.
“We have identified the woman. We have been in contact with her or her representative,” David Hopkinson, the Toronto Police Service’s media members of the family officer, mentioned, including that police have been arranging for her to show herself in and call officials.
No accidents or deaths have been reported from the incident, which was once captured on a video that went viral and stuck the eye of the police, sparking an investigation.
The video confirmed a woman with lengthy, blond hair and dressed in black tossing a steel chair from the balcony of a excessive flooring of a rental construction. The chair landed at the front of the construction.
The police have estimated that the chair weighed 10 to 15 kilos (four.five to six.eight kilograms).
Hopkinson advised Reuters on Monday that the woman might be charged with mischief, endangering existence, which is an excessive degree of “mischief.”
There is not any particular cut-off date for the woman to give up, Hopkinson mentioned, bringing up the iciness hurricane gripping Toronto. “The winter storm makes travel difficult, and we want to give her the opportunity to speak to her lawyer,” he mentioned.
Reporting through Tyler Choi; Editing through Leslie Adler