(hashtag)SignalForHelp: From Ask for ANI to dialing 55, there are five discrete codes and phrases that could save your life.

0

(hashtag)SignalForHelp: From “Ask for ANI” to “Dial 55,” there are five discrete codes and phrases that could save your life.

When you’re in danger, here’s how to sound the alarm without arousing suspicion, as demonstrated by a teen who was rescued when she made a subtle hand signal asking for help.

A missing teen from the United States was found after using a simple hand signal that went viral on TikTok to alert a passerby that she needed assistance.

The 16-year-old girl, who has not been identified, was driving in a silver Toyota in Kentucky when she gestured for help to another driver, who recognized the signal and called the cops.

A person holds up their hand with their palm out, tucks their thumb in, and folds their fingers on top of it to make the sign, which goes by the hashtag (hashtag)SignalForHelp.

The girl was discovered inside a vehicle with James Herbert Brick, 61, also from North Carolina, who had been reported missing by her parents.

Mr Brick was arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment and possessing material depicting a sexual performance by a minor by police.

Other discreet gestures, code words, and phone numbers exist to assist women – and any member of the public who feels threatened – in sounding the alarm without arousing suspicions from those around them.

The “Ask for Angela” safety initiative, which was launched in 2017 and was recently relaunched, enables people who feel unsafe while out at a bar, pub, or club to discreetly communicate their concerns.

Members of the public can approach venue staff and ask for “Angela” under the scheme.

Staff will recognize that they are in need of assistance and will help them by reuniting them with a friend, escorting them to a taxi, or calling security or the police.

After generating widespread interest, including from the Met Police in London, the campaign was rolled out across the UK in 2016.

The government, in collaboration with thousands of pharmacies across the country, launched the UK-wide Ask for ANI initiative in January 2021.

The scheme aims to make it easier for people who are victims of domestic abuse to seek help in a discreet manner, this time in pharmacies.

People who request ANI (which stands for “Action Needed Immediately” but is pronounced “Annie”) will be invited into a.

UK news summary from Infosurhoy

(hashtag)SignalForHelp: From “Ask for ANI” to “Dial 55,” there are five discrete codes and phrases that could save your life.

charset=”utf-8″ wpcc-script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” wpcc-script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” wpcc-script async src=”https

(hashtag)SignalForHelp: Five discreet codes and phrases that could save your life, from Ask for ANI to dialling 55

Comments are closed.