They were between 14 and 23 years old. They didn't say whether they were midgets or just small. Some were less than 5 feet tall and would squeeze through small openings into the houses they robbed. They confessed when they were caught.
Residents noticed the group of small people loitering nearby and alerted the police, which is how they were caught.
I bet they all piled into a really tiny getaway car too. They were not very smart, that's for sure.