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Megan Levy

Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

Motorcyclist injured following police chase through Fitzroy

Megan Levy and Benjamin Preiss A motorcyclist has been critically injured in a crash following a police pursuit in Melbourne’s inner north this afternoon, police say.

Evening at pub turns into night in a tree

Flood rescue

Megan Levy A man was forced to climb up a tree and cling to it for four hours after he was swept away by floodwaters north of Melbourne last night.

It started with a bang, but manhunt ended peacefully

David Paul Rowntree.

Megan Levy It started with an armed robbery and a wild police chase down the Monash Freeway yesterday. But the manhunt for David Rowntree ended in more peaceful circumstances this afternoon, when the...

Teenage fugitive arrested

Megan Levy Teen gun suspect David Rowntree arrested in Whittlesea after spending more than 24 hours on the run following an alleged crime spree across Melbourne.

Teenage gunman: police probe possible sighting

Paul Millar and Megan Levy A close friend of a suspected gunman David Rowntree, who escaped a police dragnet in Melbourne yesterday and is still on the run, has urged the 19-year-old hand himself in to police.