DETERMINED to get to the next levels on his video game, Leon Berriedale-Johnson happily agreed to any extras that popped up on screen.

Little did he realise he was also racking up a huge bill, and in just one day his on-screen clicks translated to 19 purchases totalling £978.81. Over three weeks the bill ­rocketed to £3,120.

 Ila Beaumont with eight-year-old son Blake, who spent £430 playing Fifa Football and Fortnite

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Ila Beaumont with eight-year-old son Blake, who spent £430 playing Fifa Football and FortniteCredit: Jamie Lorriman
 Leon Berriedale-Johnson racked up a huge bill of over £3,000 while playing Minecraft and Roblox

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Leon Berriedale-Johnson racked up a huge bill of over £3,000 while playing Minecraft and RobloxCredit: Triangle News
 A watchdog has warned kids should be banned from buying 'loot boxes' in games such as Fortnite

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A watchdog has warned kids should be banned from buying ‘loot boxes’ in games such as Fortnite

But Leon is just eight years old. And his single mum Martine was horrified he could build up such a debt while playing Minecraft and Roblox — popular Xbox games aimed at younger children.

Now Children’s Commissioner Anne…

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