Waukee Assistant Principal Resigns After Investigation

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WAUKEE, Iowa  --  A Waukee High School Assistant Principal has resigned from the school following what the school is calling an "internal investigation."

Josh Smith resigned this morning, according to the school.

A press release from the district says staff were "notified of a personal situation involving" Smith.  An internal investigation was then launched and Smith resigned.  The school district isn't commenting on what the personal situation or if police are involved.

A recent police report stated that Smith and a 17-year-old student at Waukee High School are involved in an extortion investigation.

According to a police report, the investigation began Friday morning on the Waukee High School property.

The student was arrested and charged.

Smith is listed as the victim of the crime, which involved $1,350 in cash.