PD: Avondale Walmart manager arrested for sex with underage employee

Posted at 12:58 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 15:58:59-04

Police have arrested a Walmart manager for allegedly sexually assaulting an underage employee. 

Court records show that a manager at an Avondale Walmart threatened an employee with termination because she didn't have sex with him. 

Police report that 34-year-old Cyrus Paul Bone was employed as an "asset protection manager" at the store near Interstate 10 and Dysart Road. Police say that on July 31, Bone asked the victim on a date knowing she was under 18-years-old.

The victim told police that she reluctantly agreed to go to dinner with Bone after he said they would, "just be friends."

During dinner, Bone allegedly told the victim that he had the power to fire anyone he wanted to. The victim told police that she stayed on the date in fear of losing her job. Bone later took the victim to a drive-in movie, but since the movie was starting so late, the victim requested to be brought home. 

Instead, Bone took her to his home where he reportedly sexually assaulted the victim.

The next day the victim reported the incident to another Walmart manager who encouraged her to contact police.

In a recorded call between the victim and Bone, he allegedly admitted to having sex with her and told her that since they were in a relationship now, she would need to be transferred to another store.

Police arrested Bone on Monday at the Goodyear Walmart store on Interstate 10 and Estrella Parkway.

Bone is facing charges of sexual assault and sexual conduct with a minor.