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A Woman Was Filmed Throwing a Chair off a Balcony and onto a Highway in Toronto

Police are investigating the incident.
Manisha Krishnan
Toronto, CA
February 11, 2019, 4:55pm
woman throwing chair onto gardiner
Photos via Reddit and Flickr user 


Update: The woman is now wanted as part of a mischief—endanger life investigation, according to police. She has not yet been identified.

Toronto police are investigating after a woman was filmed throwing a chair off the balcony of a high-rise building and onto the Gardiner Expressway.

A video shared on Reddit Sunday night shows a young-looking blonde woman on a balcony grab a chair, peer over a railing, and pause to say something to the camera before hurling the chair over the balcony and onto the Gardiner Expressway. The Gardiner is a multi-lane expressway in the city's downtown core.


The nine-second video looks as if it was originally posted to Snapchat, and features the caption, “Good morning.”

Toronto police spokesman David Hopkinson told VICE the cops are aware of the video and hope to have an update later today. Police told 680NEWS several items were thrown off a balcony at 55 Bremner Blvd. They said the thrown chair was located near the building's entrance and that the incident took place on Saturday morning.

This isn’t the first time people have thrown chairs onto the Gardiner, apparently. The motivation behind the trend remains unclear. Though in this most recent case, whoever was doing the filming should probably have intervened.

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