Woman, 19, faces three charges in balcony chair tossing

The chair is seen fluttering in the wind as it makes it way down towards the highway

The chair is seen fluttering in the wind as it makes it way down towards the highway

A 19-year-old woman charged with throwing a chair off of a balcony in Toronto has surrendered herself to police.

Police said on Tuesday that her identity was already known to them, and that they urged her to contact a lawyer and turn herself in.

Video of the woman circulated online. A widely viewed video shot from the apartment balcony shows a woman throwing one of the chairs, which plummets to the street below. The objects landed in an area in front of the building's entrance, authorities said.

No one was injured as a result.

Police said on Tuesday they had identified the woman but did not release her name.

"Her or her representative arranged for her to surrender", said Toronto Police spokesperson David Hopkinson in an email to Daily Hive.

Zoia appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and was charged with one count each of mischief endangering life, mischief endangering property under $5,000 and common nuisance.

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Zoia was released on a consent bail of $2,000 and was ordered to live with her mother Maria, a cleaner, at her Harding Ave. home.

Zoia was also prohibited from contacting the other four people on the balcony or from possessing any weapons, ammunition, explosives or intimidating device. She smiled as reporters asked her questions, but did not say anything. "Of course, she would never wish anybody would be hurt".

'It was not just a lark gone bad. He said he would have discussions with the prosecution and the case might not go to trial.

The Toronto police have thanked the public for their assistance identifying the woman.

Police said the apartment the furniture was allegedly tossed from was being used as a "short-term rental property" but could not say which company it was rented through.

Airbnb responded in a statement. "We are investigating whether any Airbnb guests were involved and we will be suspending any guest accounts that appear to be connected to this incident". Mayor John Tory told the media that the suspect's actions demonstrated "idiotic behavior".

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