February 13, 2019 / 9:52 PM / 2 months ago

UPDATE 1-Woman in Toronto chair-hurling video secures bail

(Recasts with court verdict)

TORONTO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A Toronto woman who was filmed hurling a metal chair from a condominium balcony secured bail for C$2,000 ($1,509) following a court appearance on Wednesday.

Marcella Zoia, 19, was charged with endangering life, damage to property under C$5,000 and common nuisance, Toronto police said in a press release.

Zoia must reside with her mother, not contact four individuals, and not possess any weapons as defined by in the Criminal Code, under the bail terms. She must also stay away from the condominium unit where the incident occurred.

Zoia is set to return to court on March 22.

The video here of Zoia tossing the metal chair off the balcony of a high floor of a condominium building last week went viral on social media. Toronto Police identified Zoia on Tuesday and urged her to surrender. No injuries or deaths were reported from the incident.

The charge of endangering life carries a maximum punishment of two years, an unlimited fine, or both, David Hopkinson, the Toronto Police Service’s media relations officer, said.

$1 = 1.3251 Canadian dollars Reporting by Tyler Choi Editing by Susan Thomas and Marguerita Choy

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