Panic Button

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A silent remote alarm used to alert security personnel located at a distance of the need for help in managing a violent patient
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But a defiant Mr Harris instead pressed the panic button under the counter, and demanded Snaith get out of his shop - giving Creber time to pounce.
The assistant pressed the panic button and he ran off with a few notes from the till.
NUCLEAR scientists pressed the panic button at a top secret weapons installation after a schoolboy hacked into the computer system.